User Account Control: Switch to the secure desktop when prompting for elevation

User Account Control: Switch to the secure desktop when prompting for elevation

This security setting determines whether the elevation request will prompt on the interactive users desktop or the Secure Desktop.

The options are:

- Enabled: All elevation requests by default will go to the secure desktop

- Disabled: All elevation requests will go to the interactive users desktop

Default: Enabled

Policy path: 

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Local Policies\Security Options

Supported on: 

At least Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

Registry settings: 

SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\PromptOnSecureDesktop

Reboot required: 

No