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Fix UAC This App Blocked Error

In my experience, fixing the “UAC This App Blocked” error can be a frustrating process.

Bypassing App Blocks in Elevated Command Prompt

To bypass app blocks in an elevated command prompt, you can follow these steps. First, open the Command Prompt as an administrator by searching for “cmd” in the Windows search bar, right-clicking on Command Prompt, and selecting “Run as administrator.” Next, navigate to the location of the blocked application by using the “cd” command.

Type the name of the application executable followed by “/c” to run the application in the elevated command prompt.

If the application still doesn’t run, you can try disabling User Account Control (UAC) temporarily. To do this, search for “UAC” in the Windows search bar, move the slider to the bottom, and click “OK.”

Altering File Permissions and Digital Signatures

  • Right-click on the file or application that is causing the error.
  • Click on Properties from the context menu.
  • Go to the Security tab.
  • Click on Edit to change the permissions.
  • Make sure the correct user is selected in the Group or user names section.
  • Check the Allow box next to Full Control to give full permissions.
  • Click Apply and then OK to save the changes.
  • If the file has a digital signature, click on the Digital Signatures tab.
  • Select the signature and click on Details.
  • Click on View Certificate and then Install Certificate.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to install the certificate.

Modifying Local Group Policy Settings

Group Policy Editor icon

To modify Local Group Policy settings to fix the UAC This App Blocked error, follow these steps:

1. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.
2. Type gpedit.msc and press Enter to open the Local Group Policy Editor.
3. In the left pane, navigate to Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > Security Options.
4. Locate the setting User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators.
5. Double-click on the setting and set it to Elevate without prompting.
6. Click Apply and then OK.
7. Reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.

Utilizing the Built-in Administrator Account

To fix the “UAC This App Blocked” error, you can utilize the built-in Administrator account in Windows. This account has elevated privileges that can help you bypass the User Account Control (UAC) restrictions. First, you need to enable the Administrator account by opening an elevated Command Prompt.

1. Press the Windows key + X on your keyboard and select “Command Prompt (Admin).”
2. In the Command Prompt window, type “net user administrator /active:yes” and press Enter.

Next, log out of your current account and log in to the Administrator account. Try running the application that was blocked by UAC again.


How do I unblock an app on UAC?

To unblock an app on UAC, you can adjust the User Account Control settings in Windows.

How do I unblock an app that is blocked by the administrator?

To unblock an app that is blocked by the administrator, you can try requesting permission from the administrator or adjusting the app’s settings to comply with the system’s restrictions.

How to solve an administrator has blocked you from running this app?

To solve an administrator has blocked you from running this app error, you can try bypassing the restriction by following the instructions provided in EaseUS Computer Instruction.

How to bypass this app has been blocked by your system administrator?

“This app has been blocked by your system administrator” can be bypassed by using a VPN or proxy server to access the app. Additionally, you can try contacting your system administrator to request access to the app.

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