I want every file on my computer to, by default, run as UAC admin.
This means that if I were to download a file it would auto get UAC, etc.
I have disabled UAC popups entirely:
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First off, to agree with @MattDMo in the comment of the question, this is a catastrophically horrible idea! If you do not realize that this is a horrible idea and you are reading this, please do not continue to the next steps as it could cause you to accidentally destroy you precious operating system. I will not be performing the following steps on any computer, ever! If you do complete the following steps, it is a security flaw, and it will make it significantly easier for malicious software to penetrate the security of your computer.
I found the following steps on this site. I did not come up with these steps on my own, I simply found them on eightforums.com's forum.
- Type secpol.msc in the Start Menu and press Enter.
- Double click on Local Policies then double click on Security Options.
- Scroll to the bottom to this entry - User Account Control: Run all administrators in Admin approval mode. Double click that line.
- Set it to disabled then press "OK".
You haven't disabled UAC completely by putting the slider to the button. In Windows 8 this still mean the UAC is on. This is a change to Windows 7, because the new Windows Store Apps only work with UAC enabled.
To disable UAC completely change the value
EnableLUA in the registry under
But this is a really bad advise.