How to Turn off UAC

To Turn off UAC in Windows Vista or Windows 7:

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.

Click Turn User Account Control on or off. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

Clear the check box "Select the Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer", and then click OK.


start --> run
go to the tools tab
click on disable uac settings (requires a restart)
click launch
drag bar down
Click OK


Windows Security will begin generating pop ups to notify you that UAC is disabled.

To disable the User Account Control status warning message:

Start-> type Regedit in the search bar and navigate to the following


Add the following value:
Data Type: DWORD
Value Name: UACDisableNotify
Value: 1

Restart the Security Center service or restart the computer for the change to take effect.