Unexpected UAC prompt from network on a Windows 8.1-based device

Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a Windows 8.1-based device.
  • You join the device to a domain.
  • The password synchronization feature under the OneDrive Sync settings is enabled for the device.
  • You switch networks on the device. For example, you switch the device between Wi-Fi and LAN networks.
In this scenario, a User Account Control (UAC) dialog box appears unexpectedly.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.
Properties

Article ID: 3005346 - Last Review: Jan 6, 2015 - Revision: 1

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