Browse - Computer Tips - How can I really disable User Account Controls (UAC) in Windows 7 and 8?

Date: 2016jun20
OS: Windows
Keywords: enable, msconfig

Q.  How can I really disable User Account Controls (UAC) in Windows 7 and 8?

A.  The slider control you an easy access a number of ways doesn't
entirely turn off UAC when its moved to the bottom.

To truly disable UAC you need to change a registry setting:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System Set EnableLUA = 0
(To access the slider, type "UAC" in Control Panel.)