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Program blocked by group policy

Group policy blocking files.

Overview

In order to block a particularly nasty virus (Cryptolocker), UW Oshkosh Information Technology blocks some types of applications from running. Certain applications will be blocked during install and receive the following error message;

"This program is blocked by group policy. For more information, contact your system administrator."

Solution

UW Oshkosh Information Technology can temporarily disable the application blocking policy to allow certain applications to install. Please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or helpdesk@uwosh.edu




If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or helpdesk@uwosh.edu




Keywords:Cryptolocker, 7-zip, 7zip, Firefox   Doc ID:57700
Owner:Kevin B.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2015-10-22 11:46 CDTUpdated:2016-12-28 10:37 CDT
Sites:UW Oshkosh
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