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Q: Windows 7-user account control problem

Somehow i have been changed to a standard user n now no one is an administrator.I cant download upgrades,change parental controls or even fix the time

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A: Windows 7-user account control problem

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Hello, did you use the Easy Transfer method ? Transfer files and settings from another computer
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A:User Account Control problem

Try this How to disable the User Account Control Prompt for certain application
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A:User Account Control Problem

Have you tried booting into Safe mode and Making an administrator, There will be an Administrator there after you have booted into the Safe mode

see Safe Mode For more Information

Hope This Helps,
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A:Problem changing the User Account Control Settings

Hello Nick, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if you may be able to use either option in the tutorial below to change your UAC settings. You'll need to be logged in as an administrator to be able to do though.

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Hope this helps for now,
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A:User Account Control (UAC) problem w/ administrator accounts

I'm sure you do know the trouble you are in but there's really nothing else you can do but own up to the problem you have caused. Obviously the controls were put in place to prevent problems associated with nonresponsible actions.

Be prepared to have to do a Factory Restore on the computer/s if the login for your parents and/or your sister don't work. You might need a Linux LiveCD or LiveDVD bootable disc to first save any documents/data they have saved.

To avoid such problems in the future get your own computer.
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A:How to Disable User account control (UAC) in Windows 7

The User Accounts control panel applet does not appear in my installation - I click on it, nothing happens (as nothing happens when I click the relevant link on UAC notifications).

But I did try the regedit method and the moment I pressed enter I got a system notification balloon:

You must restart your computer to turn off User Account Control - Click to restart this computer.

So I guess it works
Thanks for the tip!
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I leave UAC on.
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A:Windows 7 UAC (user account control) won't open

Open User Accounts by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking User Accounts and Family Safety (or clicking User Accounts, if you are connected to a network domain), and then clicking User Accounts.
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Thanks Nigel,

Security is annoying, but if you don't use it, don't whine when you get infected. It's like crossing an ocean with nothing but a sextant. Sure it's been done, but only because that was the best technology available at the time. You have to do a lot of clicking to make it more trouble than reinstalling or repairing an infected system.

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A:User Account Control issues (windows 7 ultimate english)

Are you using one of the drivers certified for use under Windows 7? Some of the older drivers needed to be able to write to places in the registry they will not be able to under Windows 7 (old WinXP assumption, I presume):
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Select the Control Panel from the Start>Search option. Instead of the Control Panel you're receiving, you should get the all control panel items version
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Because you are logged in as a Limited User, so you can't make changes to the computer. Speak with your Network Administrator at your company.
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Good morning,

solved it. Disabled the admin account, and removed the pw of my useraccount.
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A:How do i control a user account?

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Not necessary go to control panel User Ac Control Turn off

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A:PLEASE HELP!! User Account Control

Hello Kbaugh, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You could use METHOD THREE in the tutorial below to reset you password using the reset disc created in it to regain access to your user account.

Reset User Account Password

Hope this helps,
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A:User Account Control

Originally Posted by grasmith

Hi folks.

Every now and then, I use PowerTools Lite to see what "rubbish" has accumulated in the Registry etc.
Vista treats this prog as unidentified and displays the UAC window giving me the options of running it or quitting.
Is there a way of letting Vista know that I trust this program and therefor not display the UAC window each time I launch it?

I dont know but one thing you can try is to launch power tools as admin. You can also lower the uac sensitivity.

Cant help ya I just turn mine off

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A:User Account Control.

You should see a "Change when these notifications appear" link. Click that, and personalize it to your liking.
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Hello Bill, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you like, you could create an elevated shortcut to open it elevated without getting the UAC prompt.

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A:User Account Control

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A:User Account Control

Use TweakUAC and set to "quiet mode"
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Quote: Originally Posted by teja1946

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Only by granting it "admin" privileges. what are you trying to do?

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Hello Camper,

It's best to keep UAC turned on for better security. You can read more about UAC in the links in the tutorial below.

User Account Control (UAC)

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A:User Account Control

Hello Jcaswell,

Sorry, but there's not a way to add an exception list for UAC. That would defeat the whole purpose of UAC asking for your permission to allow something to run elevated first. For example, if you added a program's exe file to an exception list and that exe file became infected by malware or a virus, then that malware would be able to run elevated without your knowledge since there was no UAC prompt to ask you first.

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A:User Account Control

Method 1: You can disable UAC by following this ways:

1. Start, Run. ( or open taskmanager, File, New Task (run) )
2. type "msconfig.exe"
3. Press return/enter or click ok.
4. Under the tools tab search for Disable UAC
5. Highlight it and click Launch
6. Close the new window that will appear
7. Click ok to close msconfig.

Restart your pc.

Method 2:
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Then click on "Turn UAC on or off"
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A:User Account Control Question

I encountered that with Realtek audio drivers startups.
-Turn UAC off
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A:User Account Control Password

Hello Bandybear, and welcome to Vista Forums.

What is the issue you are having with your user profile?

Have you already tried doing a system restore at boot using a restore point (if available) dated before you started having this user profile issue?

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No, UAC is an all or nothing setting.

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A:user account control popup !

UAC improves the security of the system greatly, and helps protect against threats and malware.
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Some helpful links:

What is User Account Control?

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A:Vista User Account Control

I am on vista premium and got totally fed up with these messages.

Try the following method on folders if you cant access them properly and see how you go-it worked for me fine

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click properties
click security
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I'm just wondering what all of you are running (if at all) your UAC at? Post and let us know.

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Just curious.

See: User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

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A:User Account Control Settings

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A:User Account Control Password

Sorry, but it's against the forum rules to assist you with circumventing passwords or other security measures. This topic is closed.
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A:User Account Control Problems

Try using msconfig to disable UAC:

Open Run command either by pressing <Windows Key> + R or through Start and type in command in the search
Type in msconfig (you should see the UAC pop up asking whether you wish to continue)
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A:User account control - restrictions

Hello John,

About the only thing I can think of is to setup an administrator account for the mother, and make the kids use a standard user account. In addition, enable the built-in Adminsitrator account and create a password for it so that it cannot be used without knowing the password.

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A:Can't access User Control Account

Originally Posted by MrOctober

I am setup as a standard user. When I try to change anything I get the User Account Control message. It asks for an administrator password, but it is not allowing me to enter the password. I know the pass, but when I try to type it in, nothing happens.

log on as the administrator then.
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A:user account control is turned off

Originally Posted by Smiler_16

Hi, I keep on recieving this popup down the bottom right of me screen because i have turned UAC off

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User Account Control (UAC) - Elevate Privilege Level

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Hello Steve,

If you like, you could use the option in the tutorial below to create an elevated shortcut to run the program elevated without getting a UAC prompt.

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create
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Thanx in advanced

A:user account control is turned off

umm use ur hidden admin account?
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A:Turn off user account control

Ok I am getting " Unable to display current owner "  so what now hum ?    ouchy
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A:Disabling User Account Control

Can you call your client?
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A:User Account Control - Annoying!

Navigate to this key:


In the right pane set EnableLUA to 0.

Solves all the UAC problems.
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A:Bypassing User Account Control entirely

Using the msconfig / Tools method to Disable UAC apparently does not completely disable UAC. You need to change the registry to do this. See here: Disabling User Account Control in Windows 8

Also here: [Solved] Can't drag files from Explorer into 64-bit programs

Change the following registry key:


Key: EnableLUA

Value data: 0

Note: This prevents Metro/Modern apps from working.

Also here: Disable UAC Completely -

You can also do this using Local Security Policy:

1. Run secpol.msc from a Run box.
2. Navigate to Change Local Policies, Security Options.
3. Change User Account Control: Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode to Disable.
4. Restart
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A:User Account Control Permission

Hi spookypeep,

Welcome to TSG.

You can try the following:

System Restore

Press and hold the Windows key + R on your keyboard.
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any help would be appreciated.

Regards Tad

A:User Account control settings

It sounds like you may have a corrupted User Profile. Try making a new User Account with administrative privileges. Log on using the new account and see if this resolves the issues.
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A:User Account Control has gone crazy

open a run window, ( hit the windows key and thr R key at the same time.) and type in  msconfig and hit enter. click on the startup tab, and lok for the application files there. If listed, uncheck it.
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A:User Account - Limited Control

Control Panel Icons: Windows XP User Accounts



I advise not to use fast user switching (or as less as possible). This option has a great advantage to quickly check your e-mail, print a file or whatever, while the other user is logged on. To disable this fast user switching: Control Panel, User accounts, Change the way users logging on or off, disable Use Fast User Switching. By disabling Use the Welcome screen, users must long on with both their username and password.
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A:is it bad to turn off user account control?

As long as you know which programs you are opening then it's perfectly safe to turn off UAC. The link below shows you how, it's very easy to just turn it off.

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings
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A:Less Aggressive User Account Control

Tried this method?
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A:How to Disable User Account Control

One thread on this subject is more than enough.

Please read the forum rules.

6) No discussions of hacking someones system, network, password, etc.

Contact you I.T. Department at the college.
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A:User Account Control setting

I suggest my approach. If you are confident, leave it on default
Then use a standard account, for everyday use. The virus etc, can only change what can be changed from a standard account, if caught early

Now we will have the opinions from all those that disagree.
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A:User Account Control question

User Account Control is Microsoft's way of protecting Windows from users who don't know what they're doing (like my grandma). It can be perfectly safe to completely disable User Account Control if you are confident that you will never do something bad to Windows due to not knowing what you're doing. This is always the first thing I disable when I format and start over because I don't need Windows protecting itself from me; I know what I'm doing.


You can take screenshots using the Print Screen key (sometimes "PrntScrn") on your keyboard. This can be easier than using a camera.
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A:Is there something called 'Use User Account Control (UAC)'

hello ryguy7277,

You can start your research here:

User Account Control (UAC) - Change Settings in Windows 8

Good luck.