Consent.exe is Consent UI for administrative applications.
This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Consent.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Consent.exe is usually located in the %WINDOWS% sub-folder and its usual size is 81,920 bytes.
Consent.exe is part of the User Account Control (UAC) feature in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. The UAC feature was designed to prevent unauthorised access to Windows features and options that require administrative privileges. Based on the user’s preference, UAC allows or disallows access to administrative functions in Windows.
How to Disable UAC in Windows Vista
In theory, UAC in Windows Vista could be useful. However, some users find that UAC decreases their productivity and doesn’t allow them to perform the tasks they need to perform. Luckily, UAC can be easily disabled. Here is how:
The consent.exe process is safe and you shouldn’t disable it unless it's really necessary.
Author: Microsoft CorporationPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder %WINDOWS%
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