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What are the ways to disable the SmartScreen Anti-Malware Filter for IE/Chrome/Firefox on Windows 8?

One way is to update the "Windows Defender".

I want to know a simpler method.

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  • Head to the classic Control Panel.
  • Select "System and Security".
  • Select "Action Center".
  • Expand the list and scroll down to "Windows SmartScreen".
  • Select "Change settings" link.
  • Select "Turn off Windows SmartScreen".
  • Hit OK.

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