GPO

UAC Levels via GPO to set (Level 1,2,3,4)

UAC Levels via GPO to be set

Group Policy (Test yours first)

Computer Configuration → Windows Settings → Security Settings → Local Policies → Security Options

LEVEL 1
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Never notify me when: Programs try to install software or make changes to my computer. I make changes to Windows settings.
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Admin Approval Mode for the Built-in Administrator account = Disabled
Allow UIAccess applications to prompt for elevation without using the secure desktop = Disabled
Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators in Admin Approval Mode = Elevate without prompting
Behavior of the elevation prompt for standard users = Prompt for credentials
Detect application installations and prompt for elevation = Enabled
Only elevate executables that are signed and validated = Disabled
Only elevate UIAccess applications that are installed in secure locations = Enabled
Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode = Disabled
Switch to the secure desktop when prompting for elevation = Disabled
Virtualize file and registry write failures to per-user locations = Enabled
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LEVEL 2
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Notify me only when programs try to make changes to my computer (do not dim my desktop) Don't notify me when I make changes to Windows settings
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Admin Approval Mode for the Built-in Administrator account = Disabled
Allow UIAccess applications to prompt for elevation without using the secure desktop = Disabled
Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators in Admin Approval Mode = Prompt for consent for non-Windows binaries
Behavior of the elevation prompt for standard users = Prompt for credentials
Detect application installations and prompt for elevation = Enabled
Only elevate executables that are signed and validated = Disabled
Only elevate UIAccess applications that are installed in secure locations = Enabled
Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode = Enabled
Switch to the secure desktop when prompting for elevation = Disabled
Virtualize file and registry write failures to per-user locations = Enabled
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LEVEL 3
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Default - Notify me only when programs try to make changes to my computer. Don't notify me when I make changes to Windows Settings
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Admin Approval Mode for the Built-in Administrator account = Disabled
Allow UIAccess applications to prompt for elevation without using the secure desktop = Disabled
Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators in Admin Approval Mode = Prompt for consent for non-Windows binaries
Behavior of the elevation prompt for standard users = Prompt for credentials
Detect application installations and prompt for elevation = Enabled
Only elevate executables that are signed and validated = Disabled
Only elevate UIAccess applications that are installed in secure locations = Enabled
Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode = Enabled
Switch to the secure desktop when prompting for elevation = Enabled
Virtualize file and registry write failures to per-user locations = Enabled
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LEVEL 4
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Always notify me when: Programs try to install software or make changes to my computer I make changes to Windows settings
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Admin Approval Mode for the Built-in Administrator account = Disabled
Allow UIAccess applications to prompt for elevation without using the secure desktop = Disabled
Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators in Admin Approval Mode = Prompt for consent on the secure desktop
Behavior of the elevation prompt for standard users = Prompt for credentials
Detect application installations and prompt for elevation = Enabled
Only elevate executables that are signed and validated = Disabled
Only elevate UIAccess applications that are installed in secure locations = Enabled
Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode = Enabled
Switch to the secure desktop when prompting for elevation = Enabled
Virtualize file and registry write failures to per-user locations = Enabled