Disable UAC

How to disable the UAC:

Windows 7

  • Disable User Account Control (and restart the computer)

Windows 8/8.1/10

  • Disable UAC
  • Start the Local Group Policy Editor and go to
    Local Computer Policy –> Computer Configuration –> Windows Settings –> Security Settings –> Local Policies –> Security Options and disable the
    User Account Control Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode
    This will change the Key in
    CurrentVersion\Policies\System\ and the EnableLUA should be set to =0
  • Restart the computer