This application was blocked due to its security fault in Windows 10

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Catherine Le Nevez
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Working on a PC can't always be easy, especially when random errors occur. This can be more frustrating when you try to open an application or program and the user account message says: "This app has been programmed for your protection.".

This also says that "An administrator prevented you from running this application. For more information, contact your administrator.". And you're running out of idea. All you can do is press the button Close to exit the notification. But the good news is that this bug is fixable and you still have high hopes of running the app. Let's see how.



Solution: Using the registry editor

Step 1: press the Tasto Windows + R together on the keyboard to open the run box. gender regedit in the search box and press Log in.

Step 2: A Registry Editor window, go to the following path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem

On the right side of the panel, find and select EnableLUA.



Step 3: Double click on Enable LUA to open the file Edit DWORD (32-bit) value window. Now, change the file Valuable data da 1 to 0 and hit ok.

Now restart your computer and User Account Control will be enabled. Now try to open the app and it should open smoothly.

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