This Setting is Managed by Your Administrator – Windows 10 Fix

“This Setting is Managed by Your Administrator” is a common issue faced by users when they try to turn off the window’s defender after a new window’s update. when this setting is turned on then you cannot turn off the window defender setting voluntarily and this setting is required off whenever you are installing a game or cracked software.

Solution

We present you a simple solution to this trouble that can be achieved by replicating 8 Simple Steps that are as follows:

STEP 1:

Press window key + R . This will open run.exe.

STEP 2:

Type “Regedit” and press enter. A command prompt will open asking for permission press yes.

run regit

STEP 3:

Now you are in REGISTRY EDITOR. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

STEP 4:

Expand this folder and go to the “Software” folder.

 Registry Software

STEP 5:

Find the policies folder and go Microsoft subfolder.

STEP 6:

Navigate to the Window Defender folder and you will find two folders there ” Policy Manager” and “Real-Time Protection”. We will back up these folders before editing them.

STEP 7:

In order to back up these right-click on the Window defender folder and select the Export option. You can save it anywhere on your Computer however just keep it in a Safe Place for Future Backup. Name the file EXACTLY the same as it appears in the Registry Edit, for instance, “Window Defender”. Repeat the backup process for “Policy Manager” and “Real-Time Protection”.

STEP 8:

Delete the Window Defender folder and close all the running applications. Restart your system and the problem would have been solved.

By following these elementary steps you can get rid of the “This Setting is Managed by Your Administrator” error. If you are having trouble following these steps then You can click the link provided below. This link will play a YouTube video that demonstrates this process in detail so that you do not miss any crucial steps and get it done with ease.

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