If instead normal start you see one of these pictures, that means Windows security system blocks AE files and you may apply one the following solutions:

  • Temporary. Right mouse click on AE Financial desktop icon or file and select Run as Administrator.

  • Permanent. You have to change Windows Defender settings and add AElite folder to Exclusions.
    • Go to Control Panel and select Windows Defender.

    • In Defender settings scroll to Exclusions.

    • Select Exclude a folder
    • Point to a folder where your AstroElite financial is installed, e.g. C:\AElite
Now AEF has to start smoothly.