Microsoft Edge does have a new crapware blocker, but by default, it is not enabled. You have to make the settings in Microsoft Edge to activate it. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to disable potentially unwanted programs in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.

Block harmful programs in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

To disable potentially unwanted programs in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Microsoft Edge in the search box and then click the Microsoft Edge option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Microsoft Edge option, the following screen will appear.

Click the Settings icon from the right corner of the screen as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Settings icon, the following menu will appear.

Now click the Settings option as highlighted in the above image. Then the following screen will appear.

Now click the Privacy and services option from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Privacy and services option, the following options will appear in front of you.

Turn on the Block potentially unwanted apps toggle button as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to disable potentially unwanted programs in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.

How to block harmful programs in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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