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How to enable reputation protection in Windows 10

Hello, how are you? Windows 10 has certainly been criticized for its security flaws. Indeed, this has been a great debt of Microsoft to its users. However, lately, steps have been taken to improve this aspect. For example, it has an integrated computer security suite. We are talking about Windows Defender. Which presents a remarkable performance in terms of security. Additionally, they have left behind the obsolete Edge browser model. Which has now been renewed with a version based on Chromium. It has also incorporated measures to reinforce security. In addition, it is very likely that more measures will arrive with Windows 10 Sun Valley. For example, today we will talk a little about reputation-based protection. Which is applied for the installation of new applications and installed extensions. A good idea, isn’t it?. Read on to learn how to enable reputation protection in Windows 10.

What it is and how to enable reputation-based protection in Windows 10.

This security measure has been recently incorporated. In fact, it is probably disabled by default on your system. Its main function is to prevent the installation of apps and extensions that may compromise the operation of your computer. To do this, it runs automatically. Let’s see how to enable it. The first thing you have to do is to go to Windows Settings. With this in mind, press the Win+I combination. Once there, click on Updates & Security. Anyway, we have seen how to enable reputation protection in Windows 10.

Go to update & security.
Go to update & security.

Next, scroll down to Windows Security. Next, click on Open Windows Security.

Now, just click on Application and Browser Control. You will see a new window. Once there, click on Reputation-based protection.

Please open the reputation-based protection settings.
Please open the reputation-based protection settings.
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You will immediately see the different parameters. All of them are related to the protection of the computer against hazardous applications. Therefore, it is highly recommended activating all options.

On the other hand, one of the benefits of this tool is that it runs automatically. Therefore, you can add one more barrier of protection. This allows to increase the security of the system. As always, we recommend common sense. It is very much up to the user to take care of safety. However, these measures implemented by Microsoft are positive. All right, that’s all for now. Stay tuned for updates. As we will continue to give more tips on Windows 10 security. I will see you next time!

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