How to Disable UAC remote restrictions

Applies to

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2


Resolution

Please complete following steps on remote PC in order to fix it:
  1. Click 'Start', click 'Run', type 'regedit', and then press Enter.
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

  3. If the 'LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy' registry entry does not exist, follow these steps:
    1. On the 'Edit' menu, point to 'New', and then click 'DWORD' Value.
    2. Type 'LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy', and then press Enter.
  4. Right-click 'LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy', and then click Modify.
  5. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  6. Exit Registry Editor.

IMPORTANT

Reboot is needed in order for changes to take effect

Need more info?

For more information please refer to this link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951016

See also

Requirements. What needs to be set on remote PC?