How to Disable UAC (User Account Control) in Windows 7 and Vista –

User account management (UAC) is a security feature added to the latest Windows operating system (it was first added in Windows Vista) to restrict default users or applications from making changes to the Windows system. UAC is enabled by default, and as a result, you must always respond to security warning messages to proceed with almost any operation on your computer (such as opening a program, installing a new application, etc.). This behavior of UAC makes it very annoying, so many users want to disable it completely or change the sensitivity of UAC.

In this guide, I will tell you how to change UAC sensitivity settings or completely disable UAC on your system.

How to disable or change UAC settings in Windows 8, 7 and Vista.

Note: To properly disable UAC in Windows 8, you need to go through the Windows registry. Detailed instructions on how to do this can be found in this guide.

1. Go to Windows Control Panel. (Start menu > Control Panel).

2. Open from Control Panel Items User accounts.

control Panel

3. click on Change User Account Control settings.

user account management settings

4. Ask Yes In the UAC warning message.image

5. On the User Account Control Settings screen, drag the slider to the bottom (Never notify) to turn off UAC* completely, or move the slider to a different position depending on how often you want to be alerted about activity on your computer. press OK when finished

*Note: In Windows Vista uncheck “Use User Account Control (UAC) to protect your computer” option to disable UAC completely.


6. Answer Yes In the UAC warning message (last time) and then restart your computer.

You are done!

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