If you are a Windows user for many years, you will surely know the annoyance that User Account Control (UAC) brings every time we open any software on the computer. Ticswipe.com will guide the easiest way to Turn off User Account Control Windows 10 and you can also do it on Windows 8, 7.
What is User Account Control (UAC)?
UAC, short for User Account Control is part of the Microsoft Windows security system. This feature can help reduce the effects of malware by preventing applications from automatically making changes on the PC.
Windows will automatically display the UAC confirmation window when you open the software that affects the system files or the Windows Registry. We can think of it as simple as this. UAC provides computers with a special security environment that helps protect users from malicious agents by restricting some of their access rights.
However, when using UAC, some software cannot function. In this article, Ticswipe.com will list 5 ways to completely Disable User Account Control on Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.
How To Turn Off User Account Control on Windows 10
Using Control Panel
Step 1: Open Control Panel by typing “control panel” into Windows 10 search bar and open it up.
Step 2: Switch to “View by: Large icons” mode, then select “User Account”.
Step 3: In the User Account window, click on the feature “Change User Account Control settings“.
Step 4: Drag the slider down to the bottom position so that it switches to “Never notify” state and click OK to apply the setting.
Using Command Prompt
Step 1: Open Command Prompt in Administrator mode.
Step 2: To completely disable User Account Control on Windows 10, type (or copy) the following command into CMD and press Enter:
reg.exe ADD HKLM \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies \ System / v EnableLUA / t REG_DWORD / d 0 / f
If you want to re-enable UAC, use this command:
reg.exe ADD HKLM \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies \ System / v EnableLUA / t REG_DWORD / d 1 / f
Step 3: Restart the computer to apply the changes.
Using Local Group Policy
Step 1: Enter “edit group policy” in the Start Menu search box on Windows 10 and select the first result shown here.
Step 2: Navigate in the following order in the Local Group Policy Editor: Computer Configuration => Windows Settings => Security Settings => Local Policies => Security Options.
Step 3: Scroll down to the location near the bottom of the list of features on the right, double-click on “User Account Control: Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode”, then select Disable and click OK.
Step 1: Press the Windows + R keyboard shortcut to open the Run dialog box.
Step 2: Enter “regedit” in the search box and click OK.
Step 3: Navigate to the following path:
Step 4: Double click on the key – “Enable LUA” and change the value “Value data” to 0.
Step 5: Click OK to save then restart the computer.
Using System Configuration
Step 1: Open the Start Menu, then enter “System Configuration” into the search box and click to select the first result.
Step 2: Then switch to the Tools tab, find and select a tool called “Change UAC Settings” and click the Launch button.
Step 3: Drag the slider on the left side to the lowest position to switch to Never notify the state.
So you already know how to Turn off User Account Control on Windows 10 as above, right? Do you have success with the above tips or if you still have any other problems while doing so, don’t forget to share with us in the comments below!