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Disable User Account Control (UAC) the Easy Way on Windows 7 or Windows 8

Windows Vista/Windows 7 has the built-in ability to automatically reduce the potential of security breaches in the system. It does that by automatically enabling a feature called User Account Control (or UAC for short). The UAC forces users that are part of the local administrators group to run like they were regular users with no administrative privileges.
 
Although UAC clearly improves the security on Windows Vista/Windows 7, under some scenarios you might want to disable it, for example when performing HRPro Desktop Client Setup Procedure
 
Note: Disabling UAC will lead to a less secure system, so be warned.
 

 
Disable UAC on Windows 7
Windows 7 makes it much easier to deal with UAC settings, and in fact you don’t have to completely disable UAC if you don’t want to. Just type UAC into the start menu or Control Panel search box.
 
You can simply drag the slider up or down, depending on how often you want to be alerted.
 
 
If you drag it all the way down to the bottom, you’ll have disabled it entirely.


Disable UAC on Windows 8
 
  1. Press Windows Key+X on your keyboard to display the Tools Menu and select Control Panel. Or, right-click the lower left corner of your monitor to display the Tools Menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Type UAC in the search field in the upper right corner of the window.
  3. Click Change User Account Control settings in the search results.
  4. To turn UAC off, drag the slider down to Never notify, and click OK.
  5. You may be prompted to confirm your selection or enter an administrator password.
  6. Reboot your computer for the change to take effect.
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