I'm installing D-Link Dongle (Data card) for connecting to internet. But my Administrator account is not allowing to run this app.

It showed the message: "An administrator has blocked you from running this app..."

Program name: WirelessModem.exe Publisher: Not trusted ...

Then I searched for solution on internet and installed it using in built Administrator account. No it is installed and can be run from that account (Hidden Admin account). But when I returned to my own Administrator account, it is still showing this error message. So I can't run the installed app. I have to run from Hidden Admin account every time.

Isn't there any way to make this application Trusted or Make it a trusted publisher? Or is there any other way to solve this problem?

Please help me resolve this problem. I shall be thankful to you.


To enable the Windows 10 administrator account do the following:

  1. Press the Windows key.
  2. Type cmd and wait for the results to be displayed.
  3. Right-click no the Command prompt result and select Run as administrator.
  4. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Continue.
  • But this runs the Dongle application in the Administrator account only. Isn't there any way to run in the normal user account as well? – Vikas Jan 11 '16 at 12:28

I had the exact same problem with the same D-Link app and tried all the suggested solutions with little success. However at some point I found that I could run the app "WirelessModem.exe" from the command prompt within the D-Link folder. I eventually created a Dongle.cmd file on the desktop with a single entry which pointed to "C:\Program Files (x86)\D-Link\WirelessModem.exe" .. yes quotes included

I then found I could right click and run the Donlge.cmd as Administrator and the app worked.... at some point I had also switched Windows Smartscreen filter Off so that may need to be done as well

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