How to Fix ‘This App Has Been Blocked For Your Protection’ Error in Windows 10/8.1/8/7

One Day when I tried to install my Modem Driver on my Windows PC, Suddenly it showed me an error saying”This App Has Been Blocked For Your Protection”.If you have faced this Error while Installing any Software or Driver in your Windows PC/Laptop then This Article will definitely help you to Fix this problem and get rid of this Error.

Recently  I upgraded my PC to Windows 10 fromWindows 8.1, My modem Driver was perfectly working in Windows 8.1 but in Windows 10 when I tried to Install the Driver it showed me an Error saying “This App Has Been Blocked For Your Protection”.

After some Research, Now I have found a Working method to Getting rid of this Error and Install any Software from any Source(Even from unknown sources).

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How to Fix “This App Has Been Blocked For Your Protection” Error?

In the Error Message dialog box, You may have noticed a message “An administrator has blocked you from using this app, for more information contact the administrator”.So for solving this issue you should enable Administrator Account in your Computer to Install the App.
Step 1: Right Click on Windows Icon in the Task Bar and click on  “Command Prompt (Admin)”
Step 2: Now a pop-up will appear asking you to give permission, Just click on Yes button.
Step 3: Now in the Command Prompt window type below given Command without quotes and hit the Enter button.

 “net user administrator /active:yes” 

Step 4:  Now you will see a Message saying “command completed successfully”.

Step 5: Go to Start, Click on your Username and click on the Sign Out button.

Step 6: On Login screen you will see an Administrator Account, Now Login using the Administrator Account and try to run to Install App on the Computer.

Step 7: Once you have Installed the App, Log out from the Administrator Account and Disable the Administrator Account

To Disable Administrator Account, Open CMD as mentioned in Step 1 and 2 and enter the below given Command and Press Enter.


Hope this article helped you to Solve This App Has Been Blocked For Your Protection’ Error in Windows.

If you face any Problem during any of the Step mentioned above Feel free contact me or Comment down Below.

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