The security feature has been designed to block unwanted apps that are not necessarily malware, such as toolbars, adware, crypto miner apps, and notification spammers. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to enable the feature to block potentially unwanted apps (PUA) from downloading with the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.

Block unwanted apps downloads on Microsoft Edge

To block potential harmful app downloads on Microsoft Edge, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, Microsoft Edge will block downloads for apps known to have low reputation, which may cause unexpected behaviors on your Windows 10 device. Microsoft Edge block potentially unwanted apps option All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.