In this “how to” tutorial, we will see how to activate Windows Defender Application Guard, which is a feature available on Windows 10 (Pro / Enterprise) and which allows you to launch the Microsoft Edge browser in an isolated environment.
Windows Defender Application Guard requires :
– 4 CPU
– 8Go RAM
Open the control panel
Open the control panel.
Go to Programs and Features
Click on Programs and Features.
Click on Activate or deactivate Windows functions
On the left side, click on Activate or deactivate Windows functions.
Check Windows Defender Application Guard
In the list of features, check the Windows Defender Application Guard box and click the OK button to start the installation. The option is grayed out if the prerequisites are not met.
Restart the computer
At the end of the installation, click on Restart now.
Open Microsoft Edge (chromium)
Launch an Internet browser (Microsoft Edge) compatible with Windows Defender Application Guard
Launch Edge in Application Guard mode
Click on … to open the menu and click on New Application Guard window.
The browser opens in isolated mode
Edge is launched in isolated mode in a “virtual machine”. In the taskbar, you can see a shield on the icon.