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how to uninstall smartscreen filter


ponytail

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I now have something called smartscreen filter on my laptop.Have seen this before it is stopping me downloading anything how do I get rid of it and where would it have come from

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Jock1e

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This gives you some information on it.

I think it used to be on Tools on I/E.

Click Here

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ponytail

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Hi jock1e I have just looked at that before replied I typed internet explorer into the search box but ther are a couple of internet explorers listed and after clicking on where do I find safe

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ponytail

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Hi jock1e I have just looked at that before replied I typed internet explorer into the search box but ther are a couple of internet explorers listed and after clicking on where do I find safe

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ponytail

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Sorry meant safety button

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ponytail

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Why have I suddenly started to get this problem.Have never seen smartscreen filter before today so why now.Did a system restore but made no difference

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lotvic

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"a couple of internet explorers listed" one will be 64bit and one 32bit.

32bit Internet Explorer is the one you should be using as IE 64bit doesn't work so well - a Microsoft known bug and AFAIK not fixed yet.

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ponytail

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Hi lotvic there is only 64bit listed and where do I find they safety button

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Jock1e

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Once you click Internet Explorer go to tools.Click on smart screen filter then click on turn off.

I have always had it running with no problems.

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