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https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/app-browser-control-in-windows-security-8f...

App & browser control in Windows Security provides the settings for Microsoft Defender SmartScreen, which helps protect your device from potentially dangerous apps, files, websites, and downloads. The settings on the App & browser control page let you: Block unrecognized apps, files, malicious sites, downloads, and web content.

https://docs.microsoft.com/.../windows-defender-security-center/wdsc-app-browser-control

The App and browser control section contains information and settings for Windows Defender SmartScreen. IT administrators and IT pros can get configuration guidance from the Windows Defender SmartScreen documentation library. In Windows 10, version 1709 and later, the section also provides configuration options for Exploit protection.

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-security/how-can-i-turn...

The App & browser control in Windows Security provides the settings for Windows Defender SmartScreen, which helps protect your device from potentially dangerous apps, files, websites, and downloads. I understand how difficult it is, when the app doesn't work in the way it should.

https://answers.microsoft.com/.../app-browser-control/8c9c46d7-685c-4323-8464-f5eb4ba38f7b

App & Browser control In Windows Defender Security Centre home page, my App + browser control box is ticked green with no action required, but when I go into it, the 'check apps and files' options are all greyed out, and there is a red message saying 'This setting is managed by your administrator'.