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How To Unblock Apps in Windows 10

 

Item #1

Windows 10 Defender runs in the background and could be blocking programs !

 
Add Exclusion

  • Go to¬†Settings and select Update & security > Windows Defender.
  • Under Exclusions, select Add an exclusion. Select the Add button, navigate to the file, folder, or process, and then select Exclude this file.

 

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Item #2

Windows 10 SmartScreen could be blocking unrecognized programs !

Windows SmartScreen

 

1. Click the Start button and open the Control Panel,

2. Click or tap on the Security and Maintenance icon.

3. Click on the Change Windows SmartScreen settings
    link on the left side.

4. If prompted by UAC, then click/tap on Yes.

5. Select the option for how you want Windows SmartScreen to
    handle unrecognized apps,

 

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Item #3

Disable the User Account Control

(you must be an "administrator" to perform this step)

 

blocked app

 

  • Click the START button and open the Control Panel
  • Go to User Accounts and Family Safety / User Accounts
  • Click Change User Account Control Settings

 

User Account Control
 

3.  Click Change User Account Control Settings
4.  Move the slider to the bottom (Never Notify).

 

User Control

 

This will allow the network to access your program !

 

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