Disable User Account Control in Windows 8

Introduction

 
In this article, we are explaining how to disable the User Account Control in Windows 8. User Account Control can help prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. The UAC makes your System secure. All Windows 8 or Windows 7 users will be well-informed by the User Account Control. The UAC provides information to you when changes are to be made to your system that requires administrator permission. When you open the application or install the application and then you get a UAC window, click the yes Button to open the new window that you want. If you do not want these features then you can disable the UAC.
 

Steps How to Disable User Account Control in Windows 8

 
Step 1
 
Move the cursor to the bottom-right and select the search box and enter into the search box what you want.
 
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Step 2
 
In the search box, you enter the regedit under the application tab and click on the window that is shown.
 
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Step 3
 
After clicking on regedit, you will get a UAC Window. In this Window, you click on Yes Button.
 
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Step 4
 
In the Window that is shown, you will see the "Registry Editor".
 
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Step 5
 
In this step you click on the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE; choose the sub-category Software; the chosen sub-category Microsoft; choose the sub-category Windows; choose the sub-category Current Version; choose the sub-category Policies; choose the subcategory System and right-click on EnableUA file and then click on modify.
 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE<< Software<< Microsoft<< Windows<< Current Version<< Policies<< System

 
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Step 6
 
In this step, you put the 0 instead of 1 under value data for disabling the User Account Control and click on OK Button.
 
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Step 7
 
In this step, you will see the confirmation message for turning off the UAC and then click on restart this computer.
 
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Another way to Disable the User Account Control 

 
Step 1
 
In the Metro UI, search box types the UAC under the Application tab and click on it.
 
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Step 2
 
In this step, you slide the slider downwards to disable the UAC and then click on the OK button. That is shown in the following image:
 
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Summary 

 
In this article, we learned about Disable User Account Control in Windows 8.