How to fix error “ App has Been Blocked for Your Protection ” in Windows 10

11th Feb 2018 | category: Software | Hits: 39 How to fix error “ App has Been Blocked for Your Protection ” in Windows 10

Of recent I came across this issue “App has been Blocked for your protection ” when trying to install printer drivers (HP LASERJET M1132 MFP) on my HP notebook 2000 laptop running an updated version or windows 10 Enterprise. I made a lot of research on the internet and came out with a clear solution that will be able to help you solve the error very fast without affecting your computer.

Note: This issue normally occurs after installing a new version of windows 10 or after upgrading your window to the current version.

STEP 1:

Open the “RUN” program in windows by pressing win + R and then type “ regedit “ then hit “OK “ to launch the registry editor.

Open the “RUN” program in windows Open the “RUN” program in windows

STEP 2:

While in the registry editor from the Left side panel expand the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >>> SOFTWARE >>> MICROSOFT as shown in illustration below

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >>> SOFTWARE >>> MICROSOFT HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >>> SOFTWARE >>> MICROSOFT

STEP 3:

From Microsoft Expand to WINDOWS >>> CURRENT VERSION

 WINDOWS >>> CURRENT VERSION  Add Image WINDOWS >>> CURRENT VERSION Add Image

STEP 4:

From CurrentVersion scroll down and expand POLICIES >>> then click on “System” directory.
NOTE: Do not expand the system directory just click on it.

expand POLICIES >>> then click on “System” expand POLICIES >>> then click on “System”

STEP 5:

From the registry files under “System ” directory double click on “EnableLUA” File

EnableLUA EnableLUA

STEP 6:

And this will open a popup as shown below.

open a popup open a popup

STEP 7:

Change the value data from 1 to 0 and then click on ok button

Change the value data from 1 to 0 Change the value data from 1 to 0