Disable User Account Control in Windows 8
User Account Control is a technology that was introduced by Microsoft to give users more control over their computers. This was first introduced in the operating system Windows Vista. Majority of the users of Windows Vista has a few issues with the technology. It was upgraded and users saw a much more relaxed version of the technology in operating system Windows 7.
It is a simple technology that restricts applications to have all the privileges until and unless an Administrator authorizes the access. This was introduced to increase the security of the operating system. But most of the users found this rather irritating. This program also slowed down the working of the computer. If you have already used this and would like to disable it on your Windows 8, you can. Think twice before you disable this because couple of services work only with the application. So let’s see how you can do this.
You need to go to the Control Panel in Windows 8 first. This can be found in the ‘Charms’ menu that would be displayed once you move your mouse pointer to the right top corner of the screen. Once you open the Control Panel in Windows 8. You would find the option called ‘User Account and Family Safety’. Under that, you would find the option ‘User Accounts’. Once you select the option User Accounts, you would find the option ‘User Account Control settings’. A window would be displayed on the screen where you would see a slider. You have to drag the slider down to the bottom to disable User Account Control. Once you change the setting, click on ‘Ok’ to save the settings.
Now you can close all the windows, you have successfully disabled User Account Control in your Windows 8 computer. This will ensure you wouldn’t get the authorize window pop up every time you access a new application or service.
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