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#1 don wolfani

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Posted 22 November 2017 - 09:28 AM

whenever something triggers the "allow this program to make changes" confirmation box, it just shows the box with buttons, that both have no words displayed on them.     have tried searching online but have not seen this issue mentioned.    is there a known fix to this?



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Posted 22 November 2017 - 10:20 AM

The UAC (User Account Control) recognizes that a program is trying to be installed and wants to make sure you are aware of this and if you wish to allow these changes.  This generally occur when using an Administrator account.

 

You can try changing the account settings.  

 

There are four settings:

 

1. Always notify me.

2. Notify me when apps try to make changes to my computer.

3. Notify me only when apps try to make changes to my computer.

4. Never notify me.

 

To make changes you will need to access the User Accounts.  To access the User Accounts do the following.

 

Press the Windows key OS4o0pO.png and the R key to open the Run box.

 

Type or copy and paste msconfig in the Run box, then click/tap OK

 

When System Configuration opens click/tap the Tools tab.

 

Under Tool name click/tap Change UAC Settings, then click/tap the Launch button.

 

You will now see the UAC  Control Settings.  You can click/tap on the slide bar to move it up or down to change the level of the settings.

 

There is a security issue which needs to be recognized if you lower the settings.  The UAC alerts you to any programs that might be trying to change your computer, including viruses and malware links you may have accidentally clicked on. If you disable the UAC completely and you're using an administrator account, any program that runs on your computer, including viruses and malware, will automatically have access to make changes to your PC.  For this reason it is not a good idea to turn off the UAC.  You can try the lower level settings to see if this helps.  You may want to try using a regular user account apposed to a admin. account.


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Posted 22 November 2017 - 11:03 AM

The UAC (User Account Control) recognizes that a program is trying to be installed and wants to make sure you are aware of this and if you wish to allow these changes.  This generally occur when using an Administrator account.

 

You can try changing the account settings.  

 

There are four settings:

 

1. Always notify me.

2. Notify me when apps try to make changes to my computer.

3. Notify me only when apps try to make changes to my computer.

4. Never notify me.

 

To make changes you will need to access the User Accounts.  To access the User Accounts do the following.

 

Press the Windows key OS4o0pO.png and the R key to open the Run box.

 

Type or copy and paste msconfig in the Run box, then click/tap OK

 

When System Configuration opens click/tap the Tools tab.

 

Under Tool name click/tap Change UAC Settings, then click/tap the Launch button.

 

You will now see the UAC  Control Settings.  You can click/tap on the slide bar to move it up or down to change the level of the settings.

 

There is a security issue which needs to be recognized if you lower the settings.  The UAC alerts you to any programs that might be trying to change your computer, including viruses and malware links you may have accidentally clicked on. If you disable the UAC completely and you're using an administrator account, any program that runs on your computer, including viruses and malware, will automatically have access to make changes to your PC.  For this reason it is not a good idea to turn off the UAC.  You can try the lower level settings to see if this helps.  You may want to try using a regular user account apposed to a admin. account.

 

I already have this information.  have already changed settings to see if it fixes the issue and it does not make any of the words appear in the box or buttons when it pops up the window you are talking about.  please read the question carefully



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Posted 22 November 2017 - 11:23 AM

Make a screenshot and post it in your topic.  I can only go by what you posted which was is rather short on description.

 

You can post the screenshot in your next post as an attachment.

Just below the area where you write text in a post there is the Post button, to the right of this is More Reply Options.

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When you click on More Relpy Options you will see Attach Files and Browse, click on Browse, this will open Pictures on your computer, click on the image you want to post, then click on Attach This File, then Add Reply.

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