(Fixed!!) Some Settings Are Managed By Your Organization In Windows 10

Some Settings Are Managed By Your Organization In Windows 10

some settings are managed by your organization: Are you wondering why you see this warning message? Do you have questions like who is managing your PC?

Do you wish to know how to stop or remove some random organisation from managing your device and settings?

In this article, we are discussing “some settings are managed by your organization” issue. Read till the end to know how you can stop seeing this warning message. 

If you are facing this issue, you will see “Some settings are managed by your organization” in several locations, primarily in the Settings. If your PC belongs only to you and you have control over your device as an admin.

Then, here is how you can reconfigure Windows 10 Pc to fix the “Some settings are managed by your organization” issue. 

It happens when certain bugs and settings can incorrectly configure your device as being locked down by a non-existent organization. This will further limit your access to a certain setting in your operating system.

You are worried and afraid of who is managing your computer and why? You want to know how to remove this message and how to stop the unknown organization from managing your Windows 10 device and settings. You have started to panic about whether your system is infected with a virus or spyware.

Why did you see this message?

First of all, there is no need to panic as it is just a notification. A notification that is misunderstood by many.

We assure you that Pc is not infected by any bug or malware or miscellaneous. It is a default built-in message shown by Windows 10 when there is some sort of restrictions applied in your computer.

For instance, if you applied some Group Policies that disabled or turned off certain features in your Windows 10 such as automatic updates, personalization, notifications, apps, etc. Then, you might have also used scripts or Registry tweaks to disable these features.

A third-party app may also apply policies using the Group Policy Editor or Registry Editor in your system without your consent.

Many a time, security softwares such as anti-spyware, firewall, antivirus or complete security suite can also turn off Windows 10 features.

So, any time Windows 10 finds one or more policies applied in your Pc using Group Policy or Registry. It will immediately start displaying “Some settings are managed by your organization” or “Some settings are hidden or managed by your organization” message in the Settings page.

So, this message is an indication that some features or functionality are restricted or disabled in your Pc.

How to fixsome settings are managed by your organization“?

If you manually applied some policies or registry tweaks in your Windows device or used third-party software to disable or turn off Windows 10 features, then you do not have to worry about this message. Instead, you can simply ignore it.

But, if you are not sure or you did not apply any policy or registry tweak or you did not use any third-party software to manage Windows 10 features. Then, you may want to stop seeing this annoying warning message.

To remove this “Some settings are managed by your organization” message from Windows 10 Settings, you will need to delete/disable the applied policy or registry tweak.

You can find the solution to this problem in the Group Policy Editor. But, you are required to launch this utility with administrative privileges. To do so, follow the below instructions.

SOLUTION 1:

  • For this, you need to open Group Policy Editor using gpedit.msc command in a RUN dialogue box or a search box.
  • Next, click on “Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> All Settings” section. You will see a list of all existing policies in your Windows device.
  • Now, try to find for any policies applied/enabled in your Pc. In the section on the right side, click on “State” column header. Doing so will further sort the list based on their state.

If any policy is applied in your Pc, it will be displayed on the top with “Enabled” state.

  • If you did not apply that policy and is not sure about it, double click on it to open the properties window. Here, select “Not Configured” option and click on Apply button.

Do the same with all applied policies that are Enabled.

  • Once you have reset all policies to “Not Configured” state. Next, go to “User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> All Settings” section. Here, repeat the same process mentioned in the above step again. Reset any policy you see is applied to “Not Configured“.

And that’s it you are done. Next time you open the settings app, you will not see “Some settings are managed by your organization” message. 

If the message persists, restart your Pc for it to show the effect. After rebooting your device, you will no longer see the message in the Settings app.

SOLUTION 2:

If you are unable to use gpedit.msc or you did not find any active policy or enabled. You will need to do some digging, in Windows Registry try finding the culprit registry key that is causing the message in the Settings app.

There is no fixed method to find the registry key that is causing the message in the Settings. It may be a DWORD or String value lying somewhere in the registry, forcing your Windows 10 to show the message in the Settings app.

Mostly you will see, “Some settings are managed by your organization” on Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Update page. 

If you are tired of seeing the message on the Windows Update page and wants to remove it, then follow the below-given steps:

  • For this, you need to open Registry Editor using regedit command in a RUN dialogue box or search box.
  • Next, go to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate

  • If you see any key under WindowsUpdate key, delete it.

Also, make sure to check in the right-side panel, if you find any DWORD, String, etc and delete it.

  • Finally, restart your Pc. After that, you will no longer see, “Some settings are managed by your organization” message in Settings.

NOTE: If you see the same warning message on any of the Personalization pages such as Colors, Lock Screen, Background, Themes, Fonts, etc. You will have to check the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization

Conclusion:

We hope this article has been helpful to you. In this article, we have discussed, how you can fix “some settings are managed by your organization”. We hope your search to find a solution to this problem, ends here.

If you have any queries related to this article, let us know in the comments. If you have encountered the same issue, how did you solve it? Please let us know in the comment section below.

If you see the same message on other pages in the settings, mention the page name and location in the comments. We will try our best to share the registry key related to that key.   

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