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Getting UAC prompt when opening taskmgr.exe RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    One of the user is using Windows 10 version 1703 64 bit. User open Task Manager and it gives the below message

    User account is a Standard. Please let me know why is it prompting UAC to open a task manager.


    Regards, Boopathi

    Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:26 PM

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  • Hi Boopathi,

    Check two places:

    1. Local Policies/Security Options: User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for standard

    users = Automatically deny elevation requests

    In reality, if you enable this option by GPO, an non admin user cannot open task manager, it's forbidden.

    The only way is to right click and "run as administrator".

    2. Computer Configuration>Policies>Windows Settings>Security Settings>Local Policies>User Rights Assignment

    Load and unload device drivers, don’t add Users group here.

    Regards


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    Friday, August 30, 2019 2:39 AM
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  • ok. I will check this and update. 

    Regards, Boopathi

    Friday, August 30, 2019 5:18 PM
  • Would you mind letting me know the update of the problem? If you need further assistance, feel free to let me know. 

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    Monday, September 9, 2019 8:17 AM
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  • User had no time to check the below. I close the incident. 

    1. Local Policies/Security Options: User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for standard

    users = Automatically deny elevation requests

    In reality, if you enable this option by GPO, an non admin user cannot open task manager, it's forbidden.

    The only way is to right click and "run as administrator".

    2. Computer Configuration>Policies>Windows Settings>Security Settings>Local Policies>User Rights Assignment

    Load and unload device drivers, don’t add Users group here.


    Regards, Boopathi

    Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:26 PM