Bypass This app has been blocked for your protection in Windows 10

    Bypass This app has been blocked for your protection in Windows 10

    How to Bypass 'This app has been blocked for your protection' in Windows 10
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    How to Bypass 'This app has been blocked for your protection' in Windows 10

    information   Information
    Windows 10 includes a lot of new security features for your protection against malware. However user protection can sometimes be over aggressive, and block something that should actually be trusted.

    For example, when you try to install a driver or app from an unknown source and get a “This app has been blocked for your protection. An administrator has blocked you from running this app. For more information, contact the administrator.” warning preventing you from running or installing the app.

    This tutorial will show you how to bypass the This app has been blocked for your protection warning in Windows 10.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to bypass this warning.

    warning   Warning
    You would only want to bypass the This app has been blocked for your protection warning if you are 100% sure the app is safe to run or install.

    If you are not 100% sure, then it would be safer to not run or install the app, and find a more reliable source to get the app from.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: Bypass "This app has been blocked for your protection" in Elevated Command Prompt
    • Option Two: Bypass "This app has been blocked for your protection" in built-in Administrator account



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    Bypass This app has been blocked for your protection in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Bypass This app has been blocked for your protection in Windows 10
    Bypass "This app has been blocked for your protection" in Elevated Command Prompt

    1. Open an elevated command prompt.

    2. Type the full path of the app within quotes like below into the elevated command prompt, and press Enter.

    "full path of app"


    For example:
    "C:\Dell\Drivers\24T1W\R235168\Setup.exe"






    Bypass This app has been blocked for your protection in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Bypass This app has been blocked for your protection in Windows 10
    Bypass "This app has been blocked for your protection" in built-in Administrator account

    1. If you haven't already, enable the built-in elevated Administrator account.

    2. Switch user from your account to sign in to the built-in elevated Administrator account.

    3. Run or install the blocked app.

    4. When successfully finished installing or running the app, sign out of the built-in elevated Administrator account.

    5. Sign back in to your account.

    6. If you like, disable the built-in elevated Administrator account.



    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    24 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Posts : 357
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Thanks Brink. The only one that worked was log in as administrator.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  2.    25 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 29,639
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    Shawn, Option #1......

    For example:
    CD "C:\Dell\Drivers\24T1W\R235168\Setup.exe"

    is invalid. Can't change current directory to an executable.

    And even if
    CD "C:\Dell\Drivers\24T1W\R235168\"

    do what? Sorry, confused......
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  3.    25 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,723
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
    Thread Starter

    Sorry Dick. It shouldn't have the CD in it.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 


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