1.    28 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10 Pro

    how to disable the UAC prompt when renaming a file?

    How do I turn it off? I am the admin of my pc and do-not-want this damn prompt every time I change a file's name.
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  2.    28 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Port Neches, Texas
    Posts : 238
    Windows 10 Home

    Quote Originally Posted by F3lsworn View Post
    How do I turn it off? I am the admin of my pc and do-not-want this damn prompt every time I change a file's name.
    Hit the Windows key and type"UAC" or "User Account Control" if that doesn't work, hit Enter and move UAC slider to "Never Notify".
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  3.    28 May 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 79
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 14393) (14393.rs1_release.161220-1747)

    yep, UAC is a global setting, you cannot set it up only for renaming. Just set it to "never", it will make your life easier
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  4.    29 May 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 2,942
    10.4 Home 1709 x64

    Take ownership of the folder with files, it is most likely system protected, otherwise, you would not get UAC warning.

    Take Ownership - Add to Context Menu in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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