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How To Disable User Account Control (UAC)

If you love using Windows 7 or its newer family of Windows Operating system then you might probably be aware of what User Account Control (UAC) is. It is that nagging popup that shows up if you try to run an app or try to install something on Windows. User Account Control is a way of Windows notifying you of any changes that are going to be made to your computer especially if that change to be made requires a level of administrative privilege. If you want a more secure computer system then leave User Account Control to its default settings so that apps won’t easily change your system settings without you knowing it.

To Disable User Account Control In Windows 7

Disabling UAC in Windows 7 is easy, to disable it open up Control Panel, it doesn’t matter if you’re viewing control panel in category view or in small or large icon. Type uac on the Control Panel search box then click on the Change User Account Control settings.You can also click on the Start menu and type uac on the search box.

On the User Account Control Settings window, just drag the slider all the way down to totally disable UAC. Dragging the slider up will enable it, select what security level you want to apply then click on the OK button to save your settings.

To Disable User Account Control In Windows 8

To disable UAC in Windows 8 hover your mouse on the lower right edge of your screen, click Settings on the side menu then click on Control Panel. On the Control Panel type uac on the Search text box, then on the search result click on the Change User Account Control settings.

On the User Account Control Settings window drag the slider all the way down to disable UAC or drag the slider up to enable UAC and change security settings. When done click OK button to save your settings

To Disable User Account Control In Windows 8.1

To disable UAC in Windows 8.1 hover your mouse on the lower right edge of your desktop until the side menu appears, click on Search icon and type uac. On the search result click on Change User Account Control settings.

To disable User Account Control drag the slider all the way down or drag the slider up to enable UAC then click on the OK button to save your settings.

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