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Windows 7: Disable UAC on a given app

18 May 2010   #11


as far as I know you can tell windows not to warn you when a certain type of program is run initially, but as far as asking UAC not to prompt you when a specific program is run I can't say. And by initially I mean during installation; i.e. don't warn me if a .exe is going to run, don't warn me if a .msi is going to run; .zip; etc.

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31 May 2010   #12

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by severedsolo View Post
aha that makes sense, well in that case, make sure that you change compatibility mode options at the .exe NOT the shortcut, it can be found at C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe or C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe if you run 32 bit Windows
I did that but I'm still getting the prompt
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01 Jun 2010   #13

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Use Vista for the compatibility mode. It should function as it would in XP mode.
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01 Jun 2010   #14

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

UAC can be disabled for specific applications using the MS Application Compatibility toolkit.

Download from Download details: Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit

Tutorial Selectively disable UAC for your trusted Vista applications | Microsoft Windows |
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