How To Fix User Account Control Windows 11

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Windows 11's User Account Control (UAC) is an essential security feature that guards against unauthorized changes and potential malware threats. UAC can occasionally be annoying, though, especially if it activates too frequently or seems to be acting strangely. We'll look at four efficient fixes for Windows 11's User Account Control difficulties in this blog post so you can get the most out of the operating system. So let's get started and learn how to solve these UAC-related issues one by one.

Modifying UAC Settings

Open the Control Panel 

Start by clicking "Start" and entering "Control Panel" into the search box. Select the "Control Panel" application from the list of search results.

Access User Account Control Settings 

Find "User Accounts" in the Control Panel window, click on it, and then choose "Change User Account Control settings."

Adjust UAC Level 

A slider with four levels of UAC settings is now visible. Slide the bar down to the second or third level from the top to lessen the frequency of UAC prompts without completely turning off the feature. To make the modifications, click "OK".

Using the local group policy editor 

Launch the Local Group Policy Editor 

To open the Run dialog box, press the Windows key and R on your keyboard. Enter the command "gpedit.msc" or click "OK."

Go to the UAC Settings page

Navigate to "Computer Configuration" > "Windows Settings" > "Security Settings" > "Local Policies" > "Security Options" in the Local Group Policy Editor box.

Modify UAC Policies 

Double-click on "User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators in Admin Approval Mode" to open it up. To proceed, select "Elevate without prompting" and then click "OK."

Utilizing Registry Editor 

Open the Registry Editor 

Regedit can be entered by pressing Windows key + R, entering "regedit," and clicking "OK."

Access the UAC Key

Navigate to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem" in the Registry Editor.

Change the UAC Value

On the right pane, locate the "EnableLUA" DWORD, double-click it, change the value data to "0," and then click "OK."

Create a shortcut to avoid UAC 

Make a new shortcut

Right-click a blank space on your desktop and select "New" before selecting "Shortcut."

Enter the application location 

Enter "C:WindowsSystem32cmd.exe" (without the quotes) as the item's location in the "Create Shortcut" dialog and press "Next."

Give the shortcut a name

Give the shortcut a name (such as "UAC Bypass") and then click "Finish."

Modify the Shortcut Properties 

Right-click the newly generated shortcut and choose "Properties." On the "Shortcut" tab, select "Advanced."

Turn on "Run as Administrator" 

To make the modifications, check the box next to "Run as administrator" and press "OK."


User Account Control is an essential component of Windows 11's security, yet it occasionally causes users annoyance. You can successfully resolve UAC difficulties on your Windows 11 PC by adhering to the step-by-step instructions provided in this blog post. You can customize UAC to your tastes while ensuring the security of your computer by using the Local Group Policy Editor, editing the Registry, adjusting the UAC settings, or creating a shortcut to bypass UAC. Keep your machine secure and benefit from Windows 11's improved performance!

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