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How to turn off user account control in Win-8

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How to turn off user account control in Win-8
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McKnife earned 500 total points
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Hi.

open control panel and type uac into your search box. Now the uac control is found.
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by:Eirman
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I prefer the direct route myself, rather than searching.
You will always spot other useful stuff along the way.
Control Panel > User Accounts > Change User Account Control Settings

Detail and any risks associated with the various UAC settings are to be found here ...
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/what-are-user-account-control-settings
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by:Radhakrishnan R
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Another option; Just run this command

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /k %windir%\System32\reg.exe ADD HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v EnableLUA /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
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by:Merete
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In three images
go to control panel all control panel items user accounts
you must be an administrator to do this
turn off user account controls
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by:BenArtzi
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It seems there is also a policy that supersedes the UI.
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