Windows Protected Your PC

If you try installing the VuMe Demo on a Windows 8 or 10 machine you may come across the message “Windows protected your PC”.  And Seemingly, it prevents you from installing the VuMe Demo.

However, it just hid the install button behind More Info. Click on More Info and you can click the Run anyway button to continue installation.

Why does Windows do this? It’s a security feature designed to help protect your PC.  It can help prevent malicious software from being installed and it also stops unknown software from being installed.  VuMe is classed as an unknown application, because Windows SmartScan is does not yet know about VuMe.

What about viruses? The VuMe demo and full version are hosted on the BMT Micro servers.  BMT Micro are a vendor whom have been distributing software for over 10 years.  Any files you download from their servers (including VuMe) have been virus scanned and confirmed to be clean.

More information on Windows SmartScreen can be found below:

Windows 10 Defender SmartScreen (Microsoft.com)

Windows Defender SmartScreen: How to Deal With ‘Windows Protected Your PC’ Warnings (TekRevue.com)

 

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