Windows 10: why does smartscreen ask me a password ? i haven't set it Solved

  1.    15 Aug 2015 #1

    why does smartscreen ask me a password ? i haven't set it


    hi
    i tried to download a program filezilla and run it
    and the blue smartscreen pop up with run anyway or don't run

    i clicked on run anyway but it asks me a password
    i have never set a password
    and i'm the administrator

    why?
    thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 13
    Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
       15 Aug 2015 #2

    Hello "drugo",

    It would be greatly appreciated if you supplied us with a screenshot of your issue.
    This is help diagnosing your computer.

    The only advice I can currently give you is to:
    1. Create a new user account with administrator privileges.
    2. Download FileZilla (FTP client).
    Check if this alerts SmartScreen and if you are allowed to click "run anyway".

    Thank you,
    Mosaic Mars.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    16 Aug 2015 #3

    MosaicMars said: View Post
    Hello "drugo",

    It would be greatly appreciated if you supplied us with a screenshot of your issue.
    This is help diagnosing your computer.

    The only advice I can currently give you is to:
    1. Create a new user account with administrator privileges.
    2. Download FileZilla (FTP client).
    Check if this alerts SmartScreen and if you are allowed to click "run anyway".

    Thank you,
    Mosaic Mars.
    hi
    i did it , re-download filezilla , clicked twice on the exe
    i got this translated
    Windows SmartScreen prevented the initiation of an app unrecognized. to run this application is required administrator approval

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	1hFu3pk.png 
Views:	2 
Size:	13.2 KB 
ID:	31690

    i click on run anyway

    and i got this

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	jLiBnaB.png 
Views:	2 
Size:	19.0 KB 
ID:	31692

    thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 20,725
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       16 Aug 2015 #4

    Hello Drugo,

    Windows SmartScreen requires a password of an administrator to allow.

    You'll need to add a password for your account to be able provide it's administrator password in Windows SmartScreen.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  5.    16 Aug 2015 #5

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Drugo,

    Windows SmartScreen requires a password of an administrator to allow.

    You'll need to add a password for your account to be able provide it's administrator password in Windows SmartScreen.

    thansk Brink
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 20,725
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       16 Aug 2015 #6

    Sorry.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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