Sometimes several gaming applications, or other applications can not be performed on the operating system installation process Windwows 8 one contributing factor is the User Account Settings feature (UAC). Here is how to turn off user account control on the Windows 8 operating system.
Microsoft has implemented the setting User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista, Windows 7, is no exception latest operating system Windows 8. This serves to protect the system from viruses and other threats, but for some people notice that appears often disturbing to users of Windows 8 and that applications / games run properly installed with a note when I turn off user account control, you use a reliable antivirus. User Account Control is also found in Windows Vista - How to Disable User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista and Windows 7 - How to Disable UAC (User Account Control) in Windows 7.
How to Turn Off / Disable User Account Control Windows 8
User Account Control Windows 8User Account Control (UAC) in Windows 8 will basically tell you before the change that is on your PC / laptop, not all changes will display the UAC feature of this but only some of the features of the system that require administrator-level permissions. These changes can occur because no changes were made to the user, the operating system with other software even though malware. Whenever changes in the level of administrator is done then the Windows UAC will ask the user to confirm the agreement (allow) or rejection (deny).
UAC in Windows 8 will appear, if you do the following:
- Perform the install or uninstall the application process.
- Change the firewall settings on the Control Panel.
- Proceed with the installation of various types of drivers on the computer / laptop and also ActiveX Controls.
- Organize and perform the installation process of Windows Update.
- Add/delete/change the settings for user accounts/types.
- Doing access, view, modify files and folders from other users.
- Changing settings in Windows Parental Controls.
- Running Task Scheduler.
- Restoring process / back-up system.
- Changing the settings UAC settings.
Change UAC settings in Windows 8If you want to change the settings for User Account Settings due to certain reasons, or also may interfere with, the following is how to turn off user account control in Windows 8. You need to know that the default settings in Windows UAC is "Notify me only when apps try to a make changes to my computer ".
- First open the Control Panel and select "User Accounts".
- Click on "Change User Account Control settings".
- Then a window UAC settings in Windows 8 will appear.
- Slide a slider panel use traditional mouse cursor to change UAC settings to your liking.
Here is the full explanation of each of the UAC settings in Windows 8 if you make a change.Always notify me when.
In this function, Windows will warn you before your own programs or make changes to the system or configuration on Windows systems that require permission from an administrator. When you are given a warning select UAC, your desktop will look dark for a moment and you have to choose Approve (Agree) or Deny the request in the UAC dialog box before you can make any changes in the computer.
Desktop which darkens momentarily a desktop security sign that other programs can not run at the time. This is the most secure setting. When you are warned, watch and read well each dialog box that appears before approving any changes to your computer system.
Notify me only when programs try to a make changes to my computer (default)
UAC function will warn you when there is a program from outside the system who want to make changes. When you are given a warning, Desktop will look dark for a moment and you have to choose Approve (Agree) or Deny the request in the UAC dialog box before you can make any changes in the computer. Same as above settings, dark desktop is a desktop security sign that other programs can not run at the time, but you will not be warned if you want to make changes that require Administrator permission.
This setting has a medium security level, meaning that if there are changes to Windows settings do on your own without any warning, but some default Windows program can only receive commands or data directly. This can be exploited by malicious software to install something or make changes to the settings in your computer.
Notify me only when programs try to a make changes to my computer (do not dim my desktop)
On Windows function will warn you when there is a program or Windows settings that require administrator permission. When you are given a warning, the desktop will appear dark for a moment and you have to choose Approve (Agree) or Deny the request in the UAC dialog box before you can continue the process, but you can still do other things while the UAC dialog box is still open. You will not be given a warning if you want to make changes that require Administrator permission.
This setting is quite safe, with this setting another program can be mixed and affect the appearance of the UAC dialog box. It may be that this is a risk of a security hole if your computer has been attacked by malware.
Never notify me when
Windows will not warn you before any change in the computer. If you are logged in as a administrator, any program can make changes without being noticed. If you are logged in as a normal user, all changes that require administrator approval will be rejected automatically. If you choose this setting, you must restart the computer to turn off UAC. Since then disabled, anyone that is logged in as an administrator, will always get the right as admin.
This setting is the weakest setting. If you disable the UAC settings, you have opened the possibility of security loopholes to your Windows system. In this case you should carefully choose the program you are working because they get the same access rights to you, including reading the file and make changes to the system area, personal data, and all the files stored in the computer. These programs can also communicate and transfer information to and from any computer that is connected to your computer, including via the Internet.
Disabling UAC In Windows 8 Through Registry
- Open Charm Bar in Windows 8 by moving the cursor to the right corner toward the top / bottom of the monitor screen computer / laptop.
- Typing the word "regedit" without the quotes.
- It will appear regedit application, click the application regedit, and then look for the following regedit key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System.
- EnableLUA change the settings, change the value of numbers from 1 to be 0, and then click the "OK", then the UAC in Windows 8 you will be in a state of inactivity.
Disable User Account Control For Specific ApplicationsIf you do not want disable UAC feature for security reasons the system then you can use the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit application to set any application, which can be trusted (trust application), this application will not Disables the UAC feature in Windows 8.
- First create a system restore, in case if there is a problem on your system.
- Download and install the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.0.
- In Windows 8 Start Menu, find the shortcut / icon on the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit application and right click, find the option "Run as administrator" and click.
- Run the application, and then right click, open the database under Custom Databases, select Create New, click Application Fix.
- Enter a name and also information details on the application you want to enter by clicking browse, and then click Next.
- Click Next until you see the Compatibility Fixes choice.
- On the Compatibility Fixes screen, find RunAsInvoker, then tick the option.
- Click Next, then click Finish.
- Select "File and Save As", then save it to your liking.
- Copy .sdb files, into the computer you want to change the settings of the application.
- Open Command Prompt / CMD, run as administrator.
- Run the command: sdbinst\.sdb. The following is an example: sdbinst c:\windows\abc.sdb
- Then the command prompt window will show that the installation process has been successful.