Fix: Your IT Administrator has limited access to some areas of this app

In this article, how to fix “Your IT Administrator has limited access to some areas of this app” while accessing specific pages of Windows Security.

The error “Your IT Administrator has limited access to some areas of this app” is related to Windows Defender or Windows Security app, where part of the application is not accessible. There are some restrictions which your administrator can apply and block certain areas of the app. When you access the prohibited area, this message pops up immediately:

Your IT Administrator has limited access to some areas of this app, and the item you tried to access is not available. Contact IT helpdesk for more information.

Your IT Administrator has limited access to some areas of this app

Your IT Administrator has limited access to some areas of this app

What causes your IT Administrator has Limited Access on Windows 10?

– If you’ve been using a third-party antivirus software before the error appeared, it could be due to the antivirus interference.

– If you’ve set the “Turn off Windows Defender” policy to “Enabled“, that could be stopping you from turning it back on.

In this guide, we are gonna show how you can get rid of this issue, and able to access the restricted part of the applications.

How To Fix “Your IT Administrator has limited access to some areas of this app” in Windows 10

To begin, make sure you are signed in as an Administrator.

Method 1. Editing Group Policies

If you’ve set the Windows Defender to disabled in the Group policies, that could be one of the reasons the error is happening. In order to solve the error, you’ll have to edit the Group Policies. Here’s are the steps:

1. Press Winkey + R and type in “gpedit.msc“. Click OK to open Group Policies Editor.

2. Go to the path:

Computer Configuration / Windows Components / Windows Defender Antivirus

3. Double-click “Turn off Windows Defender” and “Allow antimalware service to startup with normal priority“. Set Disabled.

4. Then, locate “Client Interface“. Double-click “Enable headless UI mode“. Set Disabled.

5. Close the Group Policy Editor and restart your computer.

After restarting your computer, try to turn on Windows Defender.

In this video, we will show you how to fix “Your IT Administrator has limited access to some areas of this app” in Windows 10:

Hope something helps you.

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