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Fix “This app has been blocked for your protection” issue on Windows 10 | You can try how to do it.

How to Fix “This app has been blocked for your protection” issue on Windows 10

 How to run an application that is blocked in Windows 10?


Windows 10 has security features like built-in SmartScreen, but sometimes this can actually block you from installing some apps.


SmartScreen will block you from opening some apps if they come from an unknown place or were created by an unknown developer. Disabling SmartScreen is the first step that must be done to run applications that are blocked by windows because the process is very simple.


How to disable Windows SmartScreen


1. Type “smartscreen” in the windows search box.


2. Then click "Change SmartScreen settings".


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3. Click the “Change Windows SmartScreen settings” link on the left.


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4. Select "Don't do anything (turn off Windows SmartScreen)", then click OK.


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Try to run the previously blocked application. If it still doesn't work, then try to activate the Hidden Windows 10 Administrator Account.


To activate Windows Smartscreen again, do steps 1-3 as above, then select "Get administrator approval before running an unrecognized app from the Internet".



How to enable Hidden Windows 10 Administrator Account


1. Right-click the Start button.


2. Click “Command Prompt (Admin)”.


3. Type “net user administrator /active:yes” then press enter. Dana will appear this command line “The command completed successfully”.


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4. Right-click the Start button.


5. Hover over Shutdown and click “Sign out”.


6. Then sign in to the Administrator account.


This application should have been installed and can be used on the account you normally use.


To disable the Hidden Windows 10 Administrator Account, do steps 1 and 2 then type “net user administrator /active:no” and press enter.

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