The User Access Control (UAC) feature in Windows 10 and Server 2012 & 2012 R2 has a higher level of security than previous versions. Even when UAC is turned down to its lowest setting, some program features may not run correctly without being started As Administrator. The internal name for UAC is the Limited User Account (LUA) feature. The following document covers how to disable the LUA feature completely by changing a Registry setting.
Set UAC to its lowest setting through the GUI
Open the Control Panel, and locate and launch the User Accounts applet.
Click on the Change User Account Control settings link.
Move the options slider down to Never Notify, to change the UAC option to its lowest setting.
Close the UAC window and the User Accounts window.
Reboot the computer
Disable LUA in the Registry
Open a Command Prompt using the
CMD command. Inside of the Command Prompt window, launch the Registry Editor using the
Expand each of the following sections:
Click on the
In the right-hand panel, look for
EnableLUA. Double-click on this entry, and change the Value data from 1 to 0.
Close the Registry Editor
Reboot the computer one more time to complete the disabling process.