Tag Archives: app has been blocked

Fix error This app has been blocked for your protection in Windows 10

Fix error This app has been blocked for your protection in Windows 10

In Windows 10, Microsoft tried to increase operating system security. Due to the tighter security model, even Windows Defender can't be disabled permanently without additional tricks. The enhanced protection mechanism prevents unsafe apps from being installed in Windows 10. But sometimes, this results in some false positives and the user is prevented from installing a required safe application. A message appears with the text This app has been blocked for your protection. Here is what you can do to avoid it.