If you find receive which says Windows Script Host access is disabled on this machine, Contact your administrator for details on your Windows 10,9 or 7 computer then follow this article to solve this issue.solve Windows Script Host access is disabled on this machine

What is Windows Script Host (WSH)?

WSH is a Software technology it provides scripting abilities like batch files and many more features basically it is an administration tool Windows operating system.You can run such script with two methods  using a desktop by double clicking on a script and another method is using the command line.It can also be run from either the protected mode Windows-based host which is Wscript.exe or using the real mode command shell based host which is Cscript.exe.

How to Enable Windows Host Script on Windows Machine

To Enable Windows host script on your Windows machine follow steps

  • Go to start menu on your Windows computer and enter Run on its search bar then type Regedit on its panel.
  • Now navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows Script Host\Settings.

Now in the left panel, you will see a enabled option if you see an entry with 0 that means Windows script host access is disabled on your computer.how to solve Windows Script Host access is disabled on this machine

Double click on it and give the value 1 to enable it.

  1. A value 1 means Windows Script host is enabled in your machine.
  2. A value 0 means Windows Script host is disabled in your machine.

Now click on OK button and exit the Registry section if you didn’t find this entry on your Windows machine then you have to create this entry it does not exist by default in Windows machine.

In this way, you can disable or enable Windows script host on your Windows machine after that you will no longer see the error the Windows Script host is disabled on this machine so what you think about this setting of windows let us know by your comments.


    • Hi Kenny, first you should check your windows PC whole settings and most important directories, please try to find other important setting, if it’s not working, most probably it should work, but somehow it not work, so you will have to find some other useful ways or to find some useful videos over YouTube, so that you can get rid out of it. we hope that should work.

  1. Hello, followed your steps and it worked but the problem is after restarting the machine, the pop up message again shows. So I have to do the registry editing every time I shut down or restart my machine. Is there a permanent fix?

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