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Turn Off UAC On Vista And Windows 7

Start from Windows Vista to Windows 7, the Operating System has included a defaulted alert feature to the user where it will notify user if there is any changes make to the system.

However, I find this feature actually quite annoying and if you having the same feeling; this solution may assist you to ignore the alert notification.

Windows Vista
1. Open Control Panel and make sure you are in Control Panel Home ( You can check it from left pane – either Control Panel Home or Classic View).

Vista - Control Panel Home Page
Vista - Control Panel Home Page

2. Enter “UAC” to the search field and perform searching.
Alt : Go to User Accounts (Control Panel – User Accounts – User Accounts)
3. Click the link “Turn User Account Control (UAC) on or off”

Vista - Turn Off UAC Link
Vista - Turn Off UAC Link

4. Uncheck UAC and click Ok to apply the changes.

Vista - Uncheck The UAC Checkbox
Vista - Uncheck The UAC Checkbox

5. After that you need to reboot in order to take effective.

Windows 7
1. Open Control Panel and Enter “UAC” to the search field to perform searching.
Alt : Go to User Accounts (Control Panel – User Accounts and Family Safety – User Accounts)
2. Click the link “Change User Account Control Setting”.

Windows 7 - Turn Off UAC Link
Windows 7 - Turn Off UAC Link

3. Drag the scroll bar down to disable the notification.

Windows 7 - Drag The Scroll Bar Down To Never Notify
Windows 7 - Drag The Scroll Bar Down To Never Notify

Note: Windows 7 not need to reboot.


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