Why asking for Administrator Password on launch?

Just installed Desktop version of Quickbooks for Mac 2019. Every time I launch Quickbooks I get a dialog asking me for my Administrator Password (which I autofills) and I just click OK.

I never saw this dialog pop-up in any of my past versions of Quickbooks - is there a way to turn this nuisance off as I am the only user (and administrator)?

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There's a further wrinkle. We didn't use to require you to enter acknowledge the auto-entered password if it was stored in the Mac OS Keychain.  We added that because people forgot they had ever entered a password.  Then when something happened to their keychain (moved to a different computer, corruption, whatever) they would insist that QuickBooks had created the password and they couldn't possibly know it.  The requirement to acknowledge entry is our attempt to avoid that.

I'll enter a bug to allow a setting for bypassing that.  We'll see. 

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