Windows provides the
User Account Control or
UAC in order to mandatory access control enforcement. The UAC is provided after Microsoft’s operating systems from Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008. UAC simply asks the user if he/she wants to run the clicked application with Administrative privileges. The UAC is enabled by default but it may be disabled for different reasons. In this tutorial, we will learn how to turn on or enable the “Windows User Account Control”.
Turn On/Enable Windows User Account Control
The Windows User Account Control or Windows UAC can be enabled via the
Control Panel . First type
uac to the Windows
Start Menu which lists the
Change User Account Control configuration like below.
In the following screen the notification configuration about the User Account Control Settings. Change this setting into the
Notify me only when apps try to make changes to my conputer by sliding down. This configuration is the default configuration. This configuration creates notifications and asks for Administrative privileges when making changes in the computer like installing applications etc. In order to take effect the new configuration
Reboot the Windows operating system.
Alternatively the configuration set
Always notify me when which provides more information about the Administrative level changes in a computer.