Windows 10: Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? issue

Discus and support Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? issue in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi. When I open Chrome browser or Windows Live Mail, I am now getting a User Account Control pop-up dialog box with the message 'Do you want to allow... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by sbetty, Apr 6, 2019.

  1. sbetty Win User

    Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? issue


    Hi. When I open Chrome browser or Windows Live Mail, I am now getting a User Account Control pop-up dialog box with the message 'Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?' and I click on Yes.

    I don't get this message with any other browsers or email manager software when I open them on the laptop.

    Is there a way to stop that dialog box appearing for Chrome and Windows Live Mail please?

    Many thanks.


    :)
     
    sbetty, Apr 6, 2019
    #1
  2. Arun B J Win User

    'Allow a device to connect' is greyed out

    Hi,

    I understand your concern and will assist you to resolve the issue.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps.

    Step 1: Run Hardware and Device troubleshooter.

    Windows 10 has a built-in troubleshooter to check and fix issues with hardware and devices. I would suggest you to run this troubleshooter to check if the issue is with your USB Port. Refer these steps:


    • Press Windows key +X, select
      Control panel.

    • Change the view by option on the top
      right to Large icons.

    • Click on troubleshooting and click on the
      view all option on the left panel.

    • Run the Hardware and devices troubleshooter.
    Step 2: I suggest you to check the Bluetooth Settings and check if it helps.


    • Open Control Panel by clicking the
      Windows + X,

    • In the Control Panel search box, type
      Bluetooth, and then click Change Bluetooth settings.

    • In the Bluetooth Settings dialog box, click the
      Options tab and do any of the following:

    • To make your computer discoverable to Bluetooth enabled devices, select the check box for
      Allow Bluetooth devices to find this computer.

    • To allow you to add Bluetooth enabled devices to your computer, select the check box for
      Allow Bluetooth devices to connect to this computer.

    • To be notified when a Bluetooth enabled device is trying to connect to your computer, select the check box for
      Alert me when a new Bluetooth device wants to connect.

    Keep us posted on this issue so that we can assist you better.
     
    Arun B J, Apr 6, 2019
    #2
  3. Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?


    Win 10 Pro. 1709. Logged in as admin. I don't want to shut off UAC completely but that message gets pretty annoying at times. Is the only way to solve this is to use Task Scheduler or a third party app? or is there a setting that I am not aware of that I can just manually white list an app so I do not get that message any more? I'm talking to you VLC Media Player, CrystalDiskInfo, FarStone Image Viewer, Agent Ransack and a whole host of others. It is also not inconceivable that I made a change at some point that is bringing up that annoying message. TIA.

    https://windowsreport.com/do-you-wan...o-your-device/

    https://www.google.com/search?q=wind...hrome&ie=UTF-8
     
    phaedruspress, Apr 6, 2019
    #3
  4. Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? issue

    Photo App Problem- Photo App will not allow me to save changes to photo

    Hello Donna,

    Thank you for getting in touch with Microsoft Community.

    We regret for the inconvenience caused to you. We will be glad to assist you with this issue.

    • From exactly are you facing this issue?
    • Did you make any changes to your system prior to this issue?

    This issue could occur due to corrupted files. Let's try the below steps and check if it helps:

    Step 1: Run Windows App troubleshooter.

    I would suggest you to run the Troubleshooter for Windows App and see if it helps to resolve the issue.

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/run-the-troubleshooter-for-windows-apps

    Step 2: Install all pending Windows updates and check. Also check for App updates from Windows Store.

    Let us know the status of the issue. we will be glad to assist you with this issue.

    Thank you.
     
    Sangeeta Sarkar, Apr 6, 2019
    #4
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