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Windows 7: User Account Control question

06 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
User Account Control question

Is it possible to turn off UAC for a single program? Or is the particular setting it is set at apply to all programs? I ask because I have one program that it asks me every time I open the program. I'd like to turn off the notification for that program but leave the rest of them as they are. Is that possible?

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06 Dec 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Cheezit,

Currently UAC is applied to all programs. However, you can create a elevated shortcut for a single program to have it with UAC on without a UAC prompt as a workaround.

Hope this helps,
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06 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

I asked the very same question a couple of days ago and found the tutorial Shawn mentioned above. The thread can be found here, if your program has an argument (step 6 in the tutorial) reading what I discovered might be helpful.
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