Turn off Windows 7 User Account Control

Problem

User account control is a feature that was introduced in windows vista, it is designed to stop people clicking on something they do not mean to and make a major change that may seriously effect the machine. Everytime you try and run an app, browse the web or basically do anything in windows 7 you get this – Windows need you permission to continue, this is windows 7 user account control.First things first what is windows 7 user account control.

 

 

 

Resolution

In theory its a great idea, but in reality its a pain the behind.

To turn off UAC do the following.

1.) Go to control panel

2.) Select User Accounts and Family Safety

Turn off Windows 7 User Account Control

Turn off Windows 7 User Account Control

3) Then select User Accounts

Disable Windows 7 User Account Control

Disable Windows 7 User Account Control

4) Then select Change User Account Control settings

Disable Windows 7 User Account Control

Disable Windows 7 User Account Control

5) Take the slider down to a more acceptable level. For me its never notify.

Disable Windows 7 User Account Control

Disable Windows 7 User Account Control

6) Then apply all settings and reboot

Tags: UAC, Windows 7

Allen White

Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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