< (ALM) Support Tip > How to disable UAC from windows registry ?

Dear Customers,

When register the ALM client, if the UAC level is high, the following error may appear:

"This type of installation requires that UAC be disabled. Disable UAC or run the program with administrator privileges."

Disable UAC in windows from Control panel

  1. Open Control Panel
  2. Go to the following path:
    Control Panel\User Accounts and Family Safety\User Accounts

    Click Change User Account Control settings link.

  3. Move the slider to the bottom (Never Notify), then click Ok.

Disable UAC in windows registry
It is possible to turn off UAC using the Registry Editor.

  1. Open Windows Registry : Start > run> type regedit
  2. Navigate to the following key:

    If you do not have such a Registry key, then just create it. 

  3. In the right pane, modify the value of the EnableLUA DWORD value to 0:
     If you do not have this DWORD value, then create it.
  4. Restart your computer.