How to Disable UAC

User Account Control is a feature of Windows Vista that is a bit controversial. Mostly, as it pop’s up quite often asking for permission to do simple things. It can get quite annoying. Here are a couple ways to disable it.

Turn off UAC

User Account Control is a feature of Windows Vista that is a bit controversial. Mostly, as it pop’s up quite often asking for permission to do simple things. It can get quite annoying. Here are a couple ways to disable it.

First, is the easy way:

Click the Start Orb | Go to All Programs | Accessories | Run. In the run box, type “MSCONFIG” without the quotes.

Next, click on the “Tools” tab. Scroll down until you see “Diable UAC”. Select that option and press the “Launch” button.

Close the black command prompt box that opened and you are finished.

Second, the right way:

First, Go to Start | Control Panel | User Accounts

Next, click the “Turn user account control on or off” option. Click continue on the UAC box.

Now, uncheck the box next to “Use user account control (UAC) to help protect my computer” and click OK.

Restart your computer, and UAC is now disabled. To turn it back on, just do the same, but check the “Use user account control (UAC) to help protect my computer” box and click OK

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