HOWTO: Disable UAC on a remote computer using a script


Of course, the easiest way to disable UAC is to connect to the computer remotely and run the User Account Control Setting (%) or execute% windir% \ System32 \ UserAccountControlSettings.exe and move the slider to the bottom.


1. Disable UAC:

   - How to disable UAC so that not to disturb the user who works on a remote place? To do this, you can use the Mark Russinovich PsExec utility: http://technet.microsoft.com/ru-ru/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx
PsExec.exe \\ remote-computer reg add HKLM \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies \ System / v EnableLUA / t REG_DWORD / d 0 / f
where remote-computer is the network name of the remote computer.

Also consider using Action1 to disable UAC if:
- You need to perform this action on multiple (hundreds or even thousands) computers simultaneously.
- Some of your endpoints are laptops not connected to corporate network at all times.

Action1 is a cloud-based platform for software deployment, software/hardware inventory, patch management, endpoint configuration and more. It is free with basic functionality.


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