How do I get around UAC?
Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:30 pm
I would just like to install the software with UAC on... can you please make it work with UAC on?
Re: How do I get around UAC?
Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:32 pm
The simple answer is no.
The complex answer is:
Which changes trigger a UAC prompt in Windows?
There are many changes which require administrative privileges.
Depending on how UAC is configured on your Windows computer, they can cause a UAC prompt to show up and ask for permission.
These are the following: ( the highlighted reason is why we need UAC turned off during a silent install )
Running an app as administrator
Changes to system-wide settings or files in the Windows or Program Files folders
Installing and uninstalling drivers & applications
Viewing or changing another user’s folders and files
Adding or removing user accounts
Configuring Windows Update
Changing settings to the Windows Firewall
Changing UAC settings
Changing a user’s account type
Running Task Scheduler
Restoring backed up system files
Changing the system date and time
Configuring Parental Controls or Family Safety
Installing ActiveX controls (in Internet Explorer)