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Disable UAC in Windows Vista

Last Updated: 1/8/09

Vista's User Access Control (UAC) is a new part of Windows Vista that makes Vista more secure and a LOT more annoying. Here are a few ways to disable it:

Start > Run > type "msconfig", press enter. Select the "Tools" tab. Then scroll down and find disable UAC. Select that item and click the "Launch" button. Then restart the computer.

Disable UAC from Command Line:

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /k %windir%\System32\reg.exe ADD HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v EnableLUA /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

Enable UAC from Command Line:

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /k %windir%\System32\reg.exe ADD HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v EnableLUA /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

Attached Files:
vista_disable_uac.cmd (1039 downloads)
vista_enable_uac.cmd (943 downloads)


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