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How to manage User Account Control in Windows 7 - Step by step with screenshots 

 

You can use the User Account Control (UAC) settings slider to change UAC settings and to enable or disable UAC for following situations:

•Environments where all applications must be preapproved and installed centrally.

•Organizations that must comply with Common Criteria standards or corporate policies that require credentials to be used for all administrator tasks.

To manage UAC, Use the following procedure to change UAC settings.

1.Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

2. In Control Panel, click User Accounts.


3.In the User Accounts window, click User Accounts.

4.In the User Accounts tasks window, click Change User Account Control settings. f.



5. Change UAC settings based on your need. UAC settings include:

• Always notify me and wait for my response. The UAC prompt is displayed on the secure desktop when a program is trying to install software or when you or a program attempt to change Windows settings. If you do not click Yes, after 30 seconds the UAC prompt automatically denies the request.

• Always notify me. The UAC prompt is displayed on the desktop when a program is trying to install software or when you or a program changes Windows settings. If you do not click Yes, after 30 seconds the UAC prompt automatically denies the request.

• Only notify me when programs try to make changes to my computer. You are notified only when a program tries to make changes to your computer, including changes to Windows settings.

• Never notify me. This selection disables UAC.

 

6. You must restart your computer when you enable or disable UAC. Changing levels of notification does not require that you restart your computer.


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