User Account Control (UAC) can help prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. UAC notifies you when changes are going to be made to your computer that require administrator-level permission. These types of changes can affect the security of your computer or can affect settings for other people that use the computer. We recommend that you leave UAC on to help make your computer secure.
Disable or Turn Off UAC (User Account Control) in Control Panel
To user Control Panel to disable UAC in Windows 7, there are several methods to access the User Account Control settings page: One of easiest method is mention below.
- Go to Start Menu -> Control Panel -> User Accounts and Family Safety -> User Account.
- Go to Start Menu -> Control Panel -> System and Security -> Action Center.
- Click or right click on Flag icon in notification area (system tray), and then Open Action Center.
- Type “MsConfig” in Start Search to start System Configuration, then go to Tools tab, select Change UAC Settings, then click on Launch button.
- Click on User Account Control settings link.
- To turn off UAC, move the slider to the Never notify position, and then click OK. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. You will need to restart your computer for UAC to be turned off.
- To turn on UAC, move the slider to choose when you want to be notified, and then click OK. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.