Downloading Files - Error when downloading file

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."

or

"You do not have Administrative Rights"

What type of Downloads may cause this issue

Solution

  1. Right Click on the zip folder
  2. Save the file if needed (to a temporary location like the desktop)
  3. Extract the files to a temporary location like the desktop
  4. You should be able to open/or run the files

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