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Is there any way to skip UAC for disabling/enabling network adapters?

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Win10 21H2 (19044.1682).


I often disable/enable network adapters when troubleshooting connection issues. In the past, I've always been able to do so without a password prompt from UAC. But since I acquired a new laptop with a new Win10 image, it pops up every time I enable or disable an adapter. My regular user is in the "network configurator operators" group, which allows it to perform these operations after authenticating, but it seems like there should be some way to skip the re-authentication process for toggling network adapters. Is there any way to do this?

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