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Knowledge Base Contributor
01-22-2016, 05:55 PM
PROBLEM DESCRIPTION and STEPS to VERIFY/REPRODUCE
-Problem Description
Installation and operation of software being hindered due to Windows UAC.

STEPS TO FIX/WORKAROUND
NOTE: To complete the following steps you may need your administrator password for the system.
STEPS:
To disable the UAC (User Account Control) in Windows 7-
1. Go to (a)START >(b)SETTINGS>(c) CONTROL PANEL
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2. In the Search Field type UAC
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3. Under Action Center, click on Change User Account Control Settings
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4. Move the slider to “Never Notify” position and click OK.
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To disable the UAC in Windows Vista
1. Go to the (a)START >(b) SETTINGS>(c)CONTROL PANEL
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2. From the Control Panel go to USER ACCOUNTS
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3. CLICK ON “Turn User Account Control ON or OFF”
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4.UNCHECK “Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your PC”
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5.CLICK “Ok”
The computer will need to be restarted for these changes to take effect.