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4. Now, log out and switch to the administrator account.
5. Check if the problem is still there.
The Your IT administrator has limited access problem can occur if you don’t have the necessary privileges.
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In case you don’t know, Windows has its own hidden administrator account for troubleshooting which you can use instead.
Once you’re done with using the administrator account, you can disable it by starting Command Prompt as administrator and running the command below: net user administrator /active:no
2. Remove work or school account
Remove the email and restart (don’t shut down) your PC.
This can also cause your IT administrator has limited access to some areas of this app error.
If your PC is managed by your organization or school, there is a limit to the things you can do. If some settings are managed by your organization, you need to remove the email and take control of the PC.
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3. Use Command Prompt
Type the commands below and press Enter after each: reg delete “HKLMSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPolicies” /f reg delete “HKLMSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsSelfHost” /f reg delete “HKLMSoftwarePolicies” /f reg delete “HKLMSoftwareWOW6432NodeMicrosoftPolicies” /f reg delete “HKLMSoftwareWOW6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPolicies” /f reg delete “HKLMSOFTWAREPoliciesMicrosoftWindows Defender” /v DisableAntiSpyware reg delete “HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPolicies” /f reg delete “HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsSelfHost” /f reg delete “HKCUSoftwarePolicies” /f reg delete “HKLMSoftwareMicrosoftPolicies” /fNote that you might get an error message after some of the commands. Just ignore it and proceed to the next one.Restart your PC after running the commands.
In case you can’t find any student or work email on your device and you have removed the third-party antivirus, you can use the commands above to set your policies right.
4. Ensure Windows Defender isn’t disabled by group policy
Navigate to the path below in the left pane: Computer Configuration >Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Microsoft Defender AntivirusIn the right pane, double-click the Enable headless UI mode.
Windows Defender is closely related to your applications in terms of virus and threat protection, and if you’re getting Your IT Administrator has limited access to some areas of this app message, the reason might be your group policy settings.
This solution helps to turn Windows Defender back on and set the necessary policy right.
5. Delete Windows Defender records
Now, delete everything in this folder except the first one.
If you are getting Your IT administrator has limited access error, it might be due to some policies attached to Windows Security. This solution has proved effective for many users and can help you fix the issue too.
Your IT Administrator has limited access to some areas of this app error can cause certain problems on your PC, but we hope that you managed to fix it using some of our solutions.
If you are facing other issues like your administrator has blocked you from running this app, check our detailed guide to fix it quickly.
Feel free to let us know the solution that helped you fix the issue in the comments below.