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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.109241
Category:Policy
Title:Microsoft Windows: User Account Control: Admin Approval Mode for the Built-in Administrator account
Summary:This policy setting determines the behavior of Admin Approval;Mode for the built-in administrator account. When the Admin Approval Mode is enabled, the local;administrator account functions like a standard user account, but it has the ability to elevate;privileges without logging on by using a different account. In this mode, any operation that;requires elevation of privilege displays a prompt that allows the administrator to permit or deny;the elevation of privilege. If Admin Approval Mode is not enabled, the built-in Administrator;account runs all applications by default with full administrative privileges. By default, Admin;Approval Mode is set to Disabled.;;(C) Microsoft Corporation 2017.
Description:Summary:
This policy setting determines the behavior of Admin Approval
Mode for the built-in administrator account. When the Admin Approval Mode is enabled, the local
administrator account functions like a standard user account, but it has the ability to elevate
privileges without logging on by using a different account. In this mode, any operation that
requires elevation of privilege displays a prompt that allows the administrator to permit or deny
the elevation of privilege. If Admin Approval Mode is not enabled, the built-in Administrator
account runs all applications by default with full administrative privileges. By default, Admin
Approval Mode is set to Disabled.

(C) Microsoft Corporation 2017.

CVSS Score:
0.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:N

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