The following link describes how to change this behaviour in Windows 8 using a registry setting and some permissions on that registry setting. It also works with Windows 10.
First launch the registry editor: Press
WIN + R, type
regedit and click "OK".
Navigate to the following path:
Change value of the key
There's one more problem to solve: The user SYSTEM automatically changes the value to
0. So we will disallow the user SYSTEM to change it.
- Right mouse click at registry key
- Click on
Advanced and then on the
Disable inheritance-button; if your are prompted with two options now, choose the first one (Convert inherited permissions into explicit ones for this object)
- At the top of the dialog, change the owner from SYSTEM to the group Administrators (if your Windows is not in English, the name might differ a bit, e.g. in German it would be "Administratoren")
- Select the group Administrators entry -> Allow -> full control
- Double click the entry for SYSTEM, select type
Deny and click on
Show advanced permissions. Here
Clear all -> only check