To turn off the smart-screen filter in windows 8, follow the steps below. smartscreen windows 8 turn off

  • Open up the classical control panel, and select the (System and Security) link.

  • Then select the Action Center option.

  • Once you are in the Action Center expand the security list, and scroll down looking for the Windows SmartScreen option. Once you have found it click the change settings.

  • You will then probably be prompted by UAC to enter your password, now you can totally turn off the SmartScreen Filter. Change the radio button from the default to the bottom option.

  • Smartscreen filter can become annoying at times when you know an app is safe, but it doesn’t let you install it.