Re: ANS: "What's the deal with UAC (Windows Needs Your Permission scre
To disable UAC prompts NOT UAC aka "Quiet Mode"
Run Regedit and navigate to
Change the value of ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin from "2" to "0".
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"ScottK" <ScottK@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> "Jimmy Brush" wrote:
>> I've noticed that a lot of the questions in these newsgroups are either
>> directly or indirectly related to UAC (User Account Control). In this
>> I will go over what UAC does, how it works, the reasoning behind it, how
>> use your computer with UAC on, why you shouldn't turn UAC off, and answer
>> some common questions and respond to common complaints about it.
>>> * UAC is annoying, I want to turn it off
>> Having to go through an extra step (clicking Continue) when opening
>> administrative programs is annoying. And it is also very frustrating to
>> a program that needs admin power but doesn't automatically ask you for it
>> (you have to right-click these programs and click Run As Administrator
>> them to run correctly).
>> But, keep in mind that these small inconveniences are insignificant when
>> weighed against the benefit: NO PROGRAM can get full access to your
>> without you being informed. The first time the permission dialog pops up
>> it is from some program that you know nothing about or that you do not
>> to have access to your system, you will be very glad that the Cancel
>> was available to you.
>> - JB
>> Vista Support FAQ
> I think I missed the answer to the question, "UAC is annoying how do I
> it off?" I am doing a copy and replace, small directories, which are each
> located with in separate .zip files that I need to copy and replace from
> Documents to another drive. Having to do 6 to 8 mouse clicks for each of
> dozen directories is NOT FUN. Again, How do I turn it off?