Change User Account Controls in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Gordon, Dougie

Hello, you are watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, we will show you how to change user account controls on Windows 7 computers. Please note, you need to be logged in as an administrator to be able to make these changes. As an example, if you open a program installer, you will be prompted to allow the program to make changes to the computer. If you would like to change when you are notified about changes to your computer, you can do so in the control panel.

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    Click on the Start Menu and then locate and click on Control Panel
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    Click on the System and Security header
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    Click on Change User Account Control Settings under the Action Center header
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    When prompted, click Yes to allow the settings program to make changes to the computer
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    This will bring you to the settings window that allows you to choose when to be notified about changes to your computer.
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    A slide bar allows you to choose how often you want to be notified of changes, ranging from never notify to always notify
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    Choose the setting for how often you would like to be notified about changes to your computer by moving the marker up or down the range
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    Once you have chosen your desired setting, press OK in the bottom right corner of the window
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    When prompted, press Yes to allow the settings program to make changes to your computer
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to change user account controls on Windows 7 computers
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    If you have any questions, please post them in the comments section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Recent edits by: Gordon, Lukward Thomason

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