Posted by: tascomiz | September 2, 2010

Disable UAC (User Account Control) in Windows Vista

Method # 1

  • Click button Start
  • Go to Control Panel
  • Click option of User Account and Family Settings
  • Click” Add or remove user account options”
  • Now Select Your User Account
  • Go to main user account page option
  • Click change security settings option
  • Remove check beside the Turn on User Account Control
  • Click Ok
  • Restart your system.

To reverse this setting if you want UAC back in action, follow same steps and check the option on Turn on User Account Control (UAC).

Method # 2

  • Click Start
  • Now Click Run: Type msconfig and click ok
  • Click tools tab
  • Click Disable UAC and click Launch button
  • Close Msconfig
  • Restart your system

To enable the UAC again follow first three steps and then click enable UAC and follow next steps.

Method # 3

  • Click Start
  • Click Run: Type regedit and click ok
  • Go to following registry key:


  • Find the value, EnableLUA and modify the value to 0
  • Now click ok
  • Close the Registry Editor
  • Restart the Computer. You have done it.

Follow same steps to enable UAC and change value to 1.


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