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"Your system administrator has blocked this program" help?

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    Windows 8.1

    "Your system administrator has blocked this program" help?


    So today I got the Sims 4, and I went to download it. But, the error message "your system administrator has blocked this program" came up. I checked the UAC, but it was set at default. And I have no idea how to reimage my computer...so I'm hoping that I can fix this issue without reimaging? Any advice would be very helpful! Thank you!

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    What kind of account are you using ?
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Maybe using an administrator account would help. ?

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    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Maybe using an administrator account would help. ?

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    Thank you for the reply! But yeah, I'm using an administrator account already.
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    Trnava
    Posts : 683
    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64


    Start - run - gpedit.msc - check: Software restriction policies or Applocker.
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    I have this same issue and my laptop will not open gpedit.msc. ....????? So what do I do about that? I can not open group policy on win 8.1 AND I am the administrator!!
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    Joisey
    Posts : 315
    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit


    Maybe it is your anti-virus blocking and the program contains a virus.
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    If your Windows 8.1 is the home edition, you won't have gpedit.msc.
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