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post #1 of 23
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But still want it?

[Only for Vista Ultimate apparently. Unless you can find Local Security Policy.. :|
Check this out:

Turn UAC on

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Start and in search type Admin Tools
Double Click Local Security Policy
Go To Local Policies
Then Security Options

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Now: User Account Control: Behavior of elevation prompt for users in Admin
Approval Mode.

Now click that and instead of Prompt for Consent change it to Elevate without Prompting.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Microsoft
• Elevate without prompting: This option allows the Consent Admin to perform an operation that requires elevation without consent or credentials. Note: this scenario should only be used in the most constrained environments.
-- Basically if you set an application manually to Run as Admin it will not ask you to confirm. If an application that needs to be run as Admin opens it will not ask you either but it will not give said application admin rights.. You will manually right click the app, properties -> Compatibility -> Run as Admin.

This is a safe way to keep the benifits of UAC minus the annoyance of it.

It will not however allow random applications to start on startup and you will need to right click the warning and click run blocked program.. The extra 2 clicks for cancel / annoy are gone though
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Where is Local Security Policy?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Where is Local Security Policy?
Administrative Tools folder.

You can find it by searching that in the start -> search.

It was hard to see for me too but yeah
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MGX1016 View Post
Administrative Tools folder.

You can find it by searching that in the start -> search.

It was hard to see for me too but yeah
Where?


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You don't have it. Wow. I just did it and mine works
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post #6 of 23
It is probably due to the fact that you both have Ultimate editions... you may want to make a note of that in OP.
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Which one do you have ultimate or one of the others.

I have home premium and have tried every method of doing this that I could find here and on the net. people have tried to walk me thru it but nothing works.

The only thing that works is Tweak UAC. That works but I dont like running other programs if I dont have to.
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I have Ultimate

But it says that UAC is turned off after i click apply
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MADMAX22 View Post
Which one do you have ultimate or one of the others.

I have home premium and have tried every method of doing this that I could find here and on the net. people have tried to walk me thru it but nothing works.

The only thing that works is Tweak UAC. That works but I dont like running other programs if I dont have to.
It is probably a registry setting somewhere... Do you have a link to Tweak UAC?
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You can turn it on/off through Accounts, just click your picture icon on the start menu, its in there somewhere.
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