Accounts: User Account Control must run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode, enabling UAC

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ser Account Control (UAC) is a security mechanism for limiting the elevation of privileges, including administrative accounts, unless authorized. This setting enables UAC. Satisfies: SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00157, SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00156

Remediation

To fix this configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Local Policies >> Security Options >> "User Account Control: Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode" to "Enabled".

STIG: Server: https://www.stigviewer.com/stig/windows_server_2019/2020-06-15/finding/V-93435
Desktop: https://www.stigviewer.com/stig/windows_10/2021-08-18/finding/V-220950

NIST 800-53: CM-6(a),IA-11

SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00157, SRG-OS-000373-GPOS-00156



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