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How to Change User Account Control Settings on Windows 10

User Account Control notifies you when potentially harmful programs try to make changes to your PC, and you can choose when to be notified about changes to your computer through changing its settings. For your better reference, this article will introduce how to change User Account Control settings on Windows 10 computer.

Video guide on how to change User Account Control settings on Windows 10:

Steps to change User Account Control settings on Windows 10:

Step 1: Open Security and Maintenance in Control Panel/System and Security.

Step 2: Tap Change User Account Control settings on the left to continue.

Step 3: Move the scale up or down to choose when to be notified about changes to your computer, and click OK.

Tips:

1. By default, User Account Control will notify you only when apps try to make changes to your computer. And this setting is recommended if you use familiar apps and visit familiar websites, referring to the picture above.

2. If you move the scale to the top to select Always notify, you will be notified when apps try to install software or make changes to your PC and when you make changes to Windows settings. BTW, the setting is recommended if you routinely install new software and visit unfamiliar websites.

3. You can move the scale to choose the third option to ask User Account Control not to dim your desktop when notifying you about apps' up-coming changes to your computer if it takes a long time to dim the desktop.

4. Supposing that you don't want to be notified when apps try to install software and make changes to your PC and when you make changes to Windows settings, move the scale to the bottom to choose Never notify.

Step 4: Select Yes to finish.

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