Removing the program access messages from Vista

Removing "An unidentified program wants to access your computer message" from Windows Vista.

Ok so only follow this tutorial if you are 100% sure you know what you are doing, if your not comfortable don't do this.


  • Below is a screenshot of the message we are going to stop from coming up every time we try to either run or install a new peice of software (fig.1)

An unidentified program wants access to your computer

  • The first step is to click on the start button and select "Control Panel" (fig.2).

Windows Vista Start Menu



  • Ok now in the control panel, click on "User Account". note: the mode this is in is "Control Panel Home" the default. (fig.3)

Windows Vista Control Panel - Basic view



  • Click "User Accounts" yet again (fig.4)

User Accounts Vista



  • The next screen, you will need to select "Turn user account control on or off" (fig.5).


Make changes to your user account Vista


  • A prompt will come up asking "Windows needs your permission to continue"  click the "continue button (fig.6)

Windows needs your permission to continue