Microsoft Edge new feature is block Unwanted Application
The Microsoft Edge a web browser developed by Microsoft. It was released with Windows 10. But it not popular like google chrome and firefox . The Microsoft developed Web browser, Now Microsoft Edge is rolling out an update that will block potentially unwanted applications(PUAs) from downloading. PUAs ( known as potentially unwanted programs or PUPs) are classified.
According to the Microsoft blog Potentially unwanted applications can make the user less productive, make the user’s machine less performant, and lead to a degraded Windows experience. Examples of PUA include software that creates extra advertisements, applications that mine cryptocurrency, applications that show offers for other software and applications that the AV industry considers having a poor reputation.
But the feature manually turn this feature on, since the company has not made it a default feature. The option is available in the Privacy and services section of Edge’s settings.
- Tap … (Settings and more) > Settings.
- Choose Privacy and services.
- Scroll down to Services, and then turn on Block potentially unwanted apps.
Our goal is to assist users in getting the apps they want, while empowering them to maintain control over their devices and experiences.
You can learn more about how Microsoft identifies malware, unwanted software, and PUA in our security documentation.