Windows 10: "The specified procedure could not be found" (UAC related)
"The specified procedure could not be found" (UAC related)
It's been less than a week that I've been experiencing a problem. I can't run programs that require UAC to pop up for me to choose "yes" or "no". I downloaded latest video graphics driver for my GPU and when I want to install it, since it requires the UAC to pop up, it stops immediately with "The specified procedure could not be found" error. I can't run any program that requires UAC. If I type "CMD" and choose to run it as admin, the same error pops up. I can't change UAC setting from control panel because it requires UAC to get to those settings. I can't even run task manager it also pops up an error. Any solutions from you people?
Last edited by persia474; 12 Oct 2016 at 19:40.
I have two .reg scripts to disable and Enable UAC.
Here is the Enable UAC script:
You can do this yourself, manually, buy going to the above location in the registry and change the 0 (zero) at the end of the DWORD to a "1".
Then reboot your PC. If something turned off UAC, that should turn it back on.
It doesn't seem to work cause I can't even run "regedit". It gives me the same stupid error.
Have you tried a "System Restore" ?
Or is that something else that does not work?
Or, do you have a backup image file, of your system, that you could restore?
As you can see from my signature line, I'm VERY much in favor of doing backups
on a regular (at least weekly) basis.
Remember, "The only bad backup is the one you decided NOT to make".
Unfortunately I don't have an image disc. It's strange that there's no system restore point set on PC! I have latest windows updates installed but I can't find a restore point. The problem is still there...
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