How to re-enable Windows 8 UAC (user account control)

September 2, 2014 at 12:08:10
Specs: WINDOWS 8 (6.3), 9.6GHZ/4GB
HAY,
I RECENTLY DISABLED USER ACCOUNT CONTROL IN WINDOWS 8.
BUT AFTER A LONG TIME OF WINDOWS BLACKMAILING ME TO TURN IT BACK ON, I DECIDED TO TURN IT BACK ON.
BUT, IT WONT TURN ON.
I TRIED TURNING IT ON IN THE CONTROL PANEL, NOTHING.
I TRIED TURNING IT ON IN GROUP POLICY, NOTHING.
I TRIED TURNING IT ON IN REGISTRY, NOTHING.
IT LOOKS LIKE SOMETHING RESETS THE SETTINGS EVERY TIME I RESTART MY COMPUTER.
AND NOT JUST UAC, THERE ARE SOME OTHER SETTINGS WHICH ARE NOT SAVED WHEN COMPUTER IS RESTARTED SUCH AS THOSE SETTINGS OF SYSKEY AND SNDVOL.

SO, HOW TO TURN ON USER ACCOUNT CONTROL IN WINDOWS 8?
AND WHAT CAN BE PREVENTING IT FROM TURNING ON? :O
THANXY


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#1
September 2, 2014 at 16:02:20
Lots of info/options (how to) here.

https://www.google.co.uk/#q=re+enab...

Have a read and at least one of them will likely get you going again...

Try not to type post using all capitals (except where correct grammar/syntax requires them). It's not so easy to read an all capitals post; and netiquette regards it as shouting - which of course you aren't...?

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#2
September 2, 2014 at 16:14:12
trvlr

I know you are being nice but this poster continually and openly refuses to help us by turning off block capitals. I now recognise the name and do not read or respond if it's in all caps.

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#3
September 2, 2014 at 16:24:45
Mmm good point... Possibly this thread and your comments (and possibly similar from others too) may trigger a change in attitude...

One lives in hope...?


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#4
September 2, 2014 at 23:23:24
I pulled this fellow up on the same point and he acknowledged the error with a smiley!

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#5
September 4, 2014 at 15:20:56
HAY, THANX FOR A SUGGESTION, BUT THIS IS NOT INTERESTHING TO ME.
BASICLY, YOU ARE GIVING ME 491000 POSSIBLE RESULTS WITHOUT KNOWING WHAT THEY ARE SUGGESTIONG, AND WITHOUT KNOWING NOR THE ANSWER, NOR THE CAUSE.
SO, THIS BASICLY MEANS THAT I NEED TO GO IDENTIFY THE PROBLEM MYSELF, AND FIND A SOLUTION MYSELF, BUT THAT IS THE REASON WHY I POSTED, THAT SOMEONE WHO MIGHT HAD SEEN SIMULAR PROBLEM AND WHO KNOW THE RESOULTION OF THAT PROBLEM POSTS IT.
SO, THAT IS WHY I AM NOT CONSIDERING YOUR ANSWER, TRVLR.

HEHE, SURE, BUT IT IS OKEY LIKE THIS.
I READ BIG LETTERS BETTER THAN SMALL. SO, THIS IS ACCTUALLY BETTER. ;)

NO, EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFULL, I AM NOT SHOUTING.
I WOULD NEVER SHOUT ON YOU.
EVEN IF I WANTED TO SHOUT ON YOU, HOW COULD I KNOW THAT YOU ARE GOING TO REPLY ON MY QUESTION?
SO, THIS IS A PROOF THAT I AM NOT SHOUTING ON YOU.
BUT I AM NOT SHOUTING ON ANYONE. I AM PERFECTLY CALM. I NEVER SHOUTED. ;)
EVERYTHING IS GREAT. ;)

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#6
September 4, 2014 at 15:33:47
GREAT FOR YOU DEREK. ;)

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#7
September 4, 2014 at 15:36:37
HAH, HOPING IS GREAT. :P
AND CAPS ARE TOO. :* ♥

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#8
September 4, 2014 at 15:39:42
HAHAHAHHAHAHAHA, IT LOOKS SO FUNNY WHEN YOU WROTE THIS EWEN, HAHAHA. :P

SMILEYS MEANS THAT EVERYTHING IS HAPPY.
RELAX MAN, EVERYTHING IS WOUNDERFULL. :P
I LIKE IT. :P
AND I AM HAPPY, YOU SEE, SO THE SMIELY IS HERE ☺☺


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#9
September 4, 2014 at 16:05:15
The reason "we" often post a link to several or many possible solutions is that there may be any one of several that will apply... We might extract some information from one or two sources, or point to them - and they may not be the correct information... (A lot depends on how well a problem is presented as to the results /advice offered in any forum). Consequently quite often, rather than duplicating all, or some, of the possible solutions that "we" have have found (and possibly not selecting the one most appropriate to the problem posted) pointing the poster (you in this case) to the resources we may have found - and which appear discuss what may be a similar or identical problem - means that the poster in question can dig into them, read, and see what others may have found to work. In the process they will learn a lot more about the problem, its causes and possible solutions. In time they may even be able to assist others and share their own experience as a result of the advice and links they received here (and/or in other similar forums/fora).

I have yet to find any forum, yet to meet anyone who has all the answers to all problems posted in any computer help forum; and yet to meet anyone who does not do a little (sometimes a lot of) digging in order to assist more fully those who come to a given forum seeking help.

The chap who led my MCSE course in '98 was a Novell genius; and also of course an MCSE.. He advised that the first thing to realise is that no-one knows it all (and he certainly was no fool or ignoramus). Second, that "out there" very likely someone else "may" have had the same problem and thus "may" have a solution. Equally it may be that no-one has encountered the problem before; and researching on the www means others may well co-operate, offer thoughts, ideas etc., and thus be able to shed light on a possible solution to the problem - when asked to assist. And all those "out there" will be using all the resources and experience of all those "out there" to that end; which means many links to much info that may or may not impinge directly on a given problem. And once one has those links and accessed the information therein, it is up to each of us to digest the information and see what may apply for us at the time... Hopefully when a given poster finds a solution to the problem posted (s)he will post back with the details; and thus the www data bank grows to the benefit of all... Many will find their way here and to similar forums when searching for answers to problems various...; and find the solution that way - if it has already been dealt with in an earlier time?

As regards all capitals... people here and other forums/fora do find it less than easy to read all capitals text. The eye doesn't like it; and the brain finds it tiring and hard to read. It's also harder to extract/absorb information when presented that way, than if presented in the widely used lower-case format (which evolved over the millennia as an effective way of communicating effectively - in print). A word or two is fine... but a whole paragraph or more simply doesn't lend itself to ease of communication; and actually inhibits simple and clear communication.

You seriously limit your chances of receiving help and solutions by insisting on posting in capitals... - in any forum. But if it makes you happy and you can live with the limitations it brings you - fine... Carry on.. But likely you will be the poorer for it in the end?


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#10
September 4, 2014 at 17:15:42
HAY,
YEAP, I DID SEARCHED GOOGLE A LITTLLE BIT BEFORE POSTING HERE, BUT THOSE PAGES I LOOKED AT DID NOT ADDRESS THE PROBLEM OF RESTORING THOSE SETTINGS.
I ONLY SAW A SEVERAL DIFFERENT WAYS TO ENABLE OR DISABLE UAC, BUT I DID NOT SOW WHAT TO DO IF WINDOWS RESETS UAC SETTINGS AFTER RESTARTING.
IN ANY WAY, I BOOTED IN SAFE MODE, AND ENABLED IT FROM THERE, AND IT REMEMBERED; NEXT TIME I RESTARTED WINDOWS 8 NORMALLY, IT WORKED FINE. ;)

YES, I KNOW ABOUT THE LIMITATION. BUT THIS IS LIKE MY SIGNATURE.
JUST BECAUSE ALMOST NOONE USES ALL CAPITAL LETTERS, THIS MAKES ME ALMOST UNIQUE, SO, ON THAT WAY YOU CAN ALLWAYS KNOW DID I WRITE SOMETHING OR NOT.
IF IT IS POSTED IN ALL CAPITALS, THEN I WROTE IT.
IF IT IS NOT, THAN IT IS SOMEONE ELSE ON MY PROFILE. ;)


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#11
September 4, 2014 at 23:09:09
Thank you for posting back with how you solved the problem you posted. Your info may well help others anon, many of whom may find it via a google trawl...

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#12
September 5, 2014 at 00:00:19
Even though they may struggle to read your response.... Your response could be invaluable nonetheless.

I just hope they done give up after one paragraph.

To each their own.


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#13
September 5, 2014 at 12:57:07
YEP. :P ☺ ☻

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#14
September 5, 2014 at 12:57:56
YEP, HAHA. :P
IT IS FINE, HH. :P

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