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''Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?''

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    I've just installed malwarebytes, why is it that whenever I click on it in the start menu to open it up, I get this user account control pop-up?

    I don't think it happens in any of the other programs I have. And also whats with the blue and yellow badge on the icon of this malwarebytes progam?
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    Just click yes if you wanted to open something. If it comes up completely randomly click no. It's just an antivirus software making sure you know when something tries to make changes to your PC.
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    This commonly happens with programs that are set to require 'Administrator privileges' or to stop programs automatically making changes to your computer. You can play about with the settings if you find your 'User Account Control' settings.
    I've clicked on 'change user account control settings' but I'm only given four settings to choose from on ''choose when to be notified about changes to your computer''




    The last setting (never notify me) is the only one which means that I don't get the message when I open up the malwarebytes program.


    How do I change the settings so that it doesn't require administrator priviledges? Like I said, I have several other programs including my anti-virus (microsoft essentials) which doesn't have this notification pop-up.
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    Change the settings to run as admin?

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