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How to password manage tasks in Windows 10

March 22, 2018
In this post we will show you how you can set a password to all the administration tasks that need to be done in Windows 10.

In this post we will show you how you can password all administration tasks required to be performed in Windows 10ENTER!

 

WE START:

Hello again to the whole community. We're back with another computer security issue. Hasn't it happened to you that when you go to run something as "administrator", you just accept it and that's it? Well, this is a serious security problem, since actions with an administration role represent being able to do any kind of things in the system. Today you'll learn how to set a password for this type of role. Here we go!

How to password manage tasks in Windows 10

In order to do this successfully, please follow the steps below:

1- Click on the Windows icon.

2- In the search bar, type the command "Regedit", and click on the option that comes up.

3- A user control window will appear, click on "Yes".

4- Now, displaying the folders, go to the next route:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

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5- Now, locate the "ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin" and "ConsentPromptBehaviorUser" files. You will find that in their Hexadecimal value in the "Data" field, they are 5 for the administrator and 3 for the user. Open both components, and in the "Value data" field, put 1 to both.

READY, CLOSE EVERYTHING AND THAT'S IT!

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Note #1: The password is the one you set as the administrator login.
Note #2: the account where you do these steps has to have an administrator role, otherwise, it will not let you modify the components.

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