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Default UAC turns itself on

So here's a fun one to figure out:
I'm trying to install this program, and the developers of this program make it very clear that UAC must be turned off temporarily while this program is being installed. So, I go to control panel and turn UAC off. It then asks me to restart the computer, so I do. When I start back up, I check to see if it is off and -- it is on. I've tried this countless times as well as many other things I've seen online, including (just off the top of my head):

1.) turning UAC off in control panel

2.) turning UAC off in msconfig

3.) turning AUC off in regedit

4.) turning off all the functions of my Norton Internet Security

5.) Making sure Windows Firewall and Windows Defender are off

6.) Creating a "true" admin account and doing all the things above

No matter what I do, UAC seems to always turn itself back on. I'm spending a lot of money on this program and, because of this, I cannot install it. I will deeply appreciate any advice I can get.

Also, I tried searching for this on the forums, but the search isn't working for me...just gives me errors. If there are any posts addressing this, I wouldn't mind reading them.


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