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TN PT109 Disabling User Access Control (UAC) in Windows 2012R2

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This technote from InSource describes how to disable UAC in Windows Server 2012R2.


  • Author: Rich Brooks
  • Published: 7/29/2015
  • Applies to: Windows Server 2012R2




Wonderware recommends disabling UAC when installing their software.  Open the Local Security Policy configuration dialog from Control Panel - Administrative Tools.




Change the User Access Control:  Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators in Admin Approval Mode to Elevate without prompting.  The default setting is Prompt for concent for non-Widows binaries.