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Some utilities in Execu/Tech software require User Account Control, or UAC, to be temporarily turned off. 

This applies to Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Server 2008, Server 2012 and newer.

  ALWAYS return User Account Control (UAC) to its previous setting after performing the required steps in the Execu/Tech software.

   Windows Vista
  1. Open User Accounts by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking User Accounts and Family Safety (or clicking User Accounts, if you are connected to a network domain), and then clicking User Accounts.

  2. Click Turn User Account Control on or off.  If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

  3. Select the Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer check box to turn on UAC, or clear the check box to turn off UAC, and then click OK.

  Windows 7 
Windows Server 2008 (all versions) 
  1. Open User Account Control Settings by clicking the Start button , and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type uac, and then click Change User Account Control settings.

  2. Turn off or on. Before turning it off, make a note of the current level so it can be reset.
    1. To turn off UAC, move the slider to the Never notify position, and then click OK. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. You will need to restart your computer for UAC to be turned off.
    2. To turn on UAC, move the slider to choose when you want to be notified, and then click OK. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

Windows 8, 8.1 
  Windows 10
  Windows Server 2012 (all versions)
  1.  In the search box, type "Change User Account Control Settings". Select the program that appears in the search results.
     

  2. Turn off or on. Before turning it off, make a note of the current level so it can be reset.
    1. To turn off UAC, move the slider to the Never notify position, and then click OK. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. You will need to restart your computer for UAC to be turned off.
    2. To turn on UAC, move the slider to choose when you want to be notified, and then click OK. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.





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