1. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 3
    windows 10
       04 Oct 2015 #1

    UAC dead click problems

    Firstly hello! I'm new here and am having a torrid time after 'upgrading' to Win 10

    The first thing that happened was that I couldn't open any photos - I got the 'this app can't be opened with UAC disabled'. Then I couldn't open things like calculator with the same message, so I did a little digging about changing the UAC (sliding the bar up and down) and it won't let me! If I search for user account control in the search bar it lets me search for it but is a dead click - nothing happens!!! I am allegedly the administrator on this laptop but apparently can't really do anything! Please help! Thanks in advance, Ross
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       05 Oct 2015 #2

    Enable the UAC but set it to not to bother you.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 3
    windows 10
       05 Oct 2015 #3

    Thanks for the reply Gary, I think maybe I didn't explain myself very well - I can't enable, disable or adjust the UAC settings at all. It's very frustrating!
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,727
    Windows Home x64
       05 Oct 2015 #4

    Run CMD as admin and enter the following, then restart:

    reg add "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System" /v "EnableLUA" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
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  5. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 3
    windows 10
       05 Oct 2015 #5

    TairikuOkami! You appear to have sorted the problem! Thank you very much!!!
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