Policy CSP - SmartScreen


SmartScreen policies

SmartScreen/EnableAppInstallControl
SmartScreen/EnableSmartScreenInShell
SmartScreen/PreventOverrideForFilesInShell

SmartScreen/EnableAppInstallControl

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Scope:

  • Device

Added in Windows 10, version 1703. Allows IT Admins to control whether users are allowed to install apps from places other than the Store.

ADMX Info:

  • GP English name: Configure App Install Control
  • GP name: ConfigureAppInstallControl
  • GP path: Windows Components/Windows Defender SmartScreen/Explorer
  • GP ADMX file name: SmartScreen.admx

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – Turns off Application Installation Control, allowing users to download and install files from anywhere on the web.
  • 1 – Turns on Application Installation Control, allowing users to only install apps from the Store.

SmartScreen/EnableSmartScreenInShell

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Scope:

  • Device

Added in Windows 10, version 1703. Allows IT Admins to configure SmartScreen for Windows.

ADMX Info:

  • GP English name: Configure Windows Defender SmartScreen
  • GP name: ShellConfigureSmartScreen
  • GP path: Windows Components/Windows Defender SmartScreen/Explorer
  • GP ADMX file name: SmartScreen.admx

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – Turns off SmartScreen in Windows.
  • 1 – Turns on SmartScreen in Windows.

SmartScreen/PreventOverrideForFilesInShell

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Scope:

  • Device

Added in Windows 10, version 1703. Allows IT Admins to control whether users can ignore SmartScreen warnings and run malicious files.

ADMX Info:

  • GP English name: Configure Windows Defender SmartScreen
  • GP name: ShellConfigureSmartScreen
  • GP element: ShellConfigureSmartScreen_Dropdown
  • GP path: Windows Components/Windows Defender SmartScreen/Explorer
  • GP ADMX file name: SmartScreen.admx

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – Employees can ignore SmartScreen warnings and run malicious files.
  • 1 – Employees cannot ignore SmartScreen warnings and run malicious files.

Footnote:

  • 1 - Added in Windows 10, version 1607.
  • 2 - Added in Windows 10, version 1703.
  • 3 - Added in Windows 10, version 1709.
  • 4 - Added in Windows 10, version 1803.