Prevent bypassing Windows Defender SmartScreen prompts for sites

This policy setting lets you decide whether employees can override the Windows Defender SmartScreen warnings about potentially malicious websites.

If you enable this setting, employees can't ignore Windows Defender SmartScreen warnings and they are blocked from continuing to the site.

If you disable or don't configure this setting, employees can ignore Windows Defender SmartScreen warnings and continue to the site.


Supported on: Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, Version 1511 or later
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\MicrosoftEdge\PhishingFilter
Value NamePreventOverride
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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