User Account Control (UAC) can help prevent unauthorised changes to your computer. UAC notifies you when changes are going to be made to your computer that require administrator-level permission. These types of changes can affect the security of your computer or can affect settings
for other people that use the computer. We recommend that you leave UAC on to help make your computer secure.
Method 1: To turn UAC on or off
On Windows 7 or 10, follow the following steps to turn on UAC on and off.
- Click on the Start button, and - then on Control Panel. In the search box, - type uac, and then - click Change User Account Control settings.
Now follow the two steps below to either turn on or off UAC.
To turn off UAC, move the slider to the Never notify position, and then click OK. Administrator permission required If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, - type the password or provide confirmation. You will need to restart your computer for UAC to be turned off.
To turn on UAC, move the slider to choose when you want to be notified, and then click OK. Administrator permission required If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
Method 2: To turn UAC on or off
- From the start menu - click on run - type msconfig - navigate to the tool tab - and search for change UAC settings and click on launch and made the changes you desire.
Method 3 – Via System Configuration: You can also use <msconfig> to launch the System Configuration
– Under Tools, Click on Change UAC settings and
– Click on Launch as shown below
I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.