About User Account Control settings

Gilt für: Windows 7Windows 8.1Windows 10

Move the slider to select how much you want User Account Control to protect you from potentially harmful changes. Here's more info about each option:

  • Always notify will:
    • Notify you when programs try to install software or make changes to your computer.
    • Notify you when you make changes to Windows settings.
    • Freeze other tasks until you respond.
    • Note: This option is recommended if you routinely install new software or visit unfamiliar websites.
  • Notify me only when programs try to make changes to my computer will:
    • Notify you when programs try to install software or make changes to your computer.
    • Not notify you when you make changes to Windows settings.
    • Freeze other tasks until you respond.
    • Note: This option is recommended if you routinely install new software or visit unfamiliar websites, but you don't want to be notified when you make changes to Windows settings.
  • Notify me only when programs try to make changes to my computer (do not dim my desktop) will:
    • Notify you when programs try to install software or make changes to your computer.
    • Not notify you when you make changes to Windows settings.
    • Not freeze other tasks or wait for a response.
    • Note: This option is only recommended if it takes a long time to dim the desktop on your computer. Otherwise, it's recommended to choose one of the options above.
  • Never notify (Disable UAC) will:
    • Not notify you when programs try to install software or make changes to your computer.
    • Not notify you when you make changes to Windows settings.
    • Not freeze other tasks or wait for a response.
    • Note: This option isn't recommended due to security concerns.
  • If you need additional help, ask the Microsoft community.