by John Smith | April 24, 2017 11:46 AM
The Windows 10 Creators Update is finally here following months of beta testing. Basically, the Creators Update brings dozen of new features and changes to Windows 10. If you have just updated your Windows 10 to the Creators Update, you will be happy to know that you now can prevent non-Store apps from being installed on your computer.
In reality, there are tons of unverified apps out there. Falling for these apps may harm your computer and negatively impact your experience. Therefore, blocking non-Store apps serves as the best option to protect your computer.
In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to block non-Store apps in the Windows 10 Creators Update.
Step one: First off, you need to open Settings on your computer. Once you are in, you need to click on Apps to proceed
Step two: Next up, you now need to click on Apps & Features and then select “Allow apps from the store only” under the “Installing apps” section
That’s it! You won’t need to restart your computer to apply the change. From now on, you will only install apps from the Windows 10 Store.
For some background, you will be presented with a few options from the drop-down menu under the Installing apps section.
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