How to remove "Priveleged Server" as default UAC prompt?

Andrey Repin
Wed Mar 29 09:36:30 GMT 2023

Greetings, WyntrHeart!

> I installed the Cron daemon running under the cyg_server account,

Why? Should be installed under LocalSystem user.

> and now whenever Windows 10 gives me a UAC prompt it defaults to asking for the
> password for "privileged server" and I have to manually click to change it
> to my PIN entry every time. This is extremely annoying and slows down what
> would otherwise be very fast interactions. Is there a way to revert this
> behavior without uninstalling Cron and/or the cyg_server account? And if I
> run Cron under my own username (I have admin rights, but UAC is enabled)
> will it be able to automate actions that require admin privileges?

Not to my knowledge. Use system scheduler to automate system tasks.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 12:34:52

Sorry for my terrible english...

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