Sunday, April 13, 2014

Really Disable UAC on Windows 8.1 Update 1

The control panel item to disable UAC does not actually disable UAC, it puts it in to a “Silent Mode”. This will really disable UAC on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 8.1 Update 1.

Set-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System" -Name "EnableLUA" -Value "0"

Really Disable UAC on Windows 8.1 Update 1

The control panel item to disable UAC does not actually disable UAC, it puts it in to a “Silent Mode”. This will really disable UAC on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 8.1 Update 1.

Set-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System" -Name "EnableLUA" -Value "0"