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Vista: How to turn of UAC

Posted on Monday, July 13 2009 @ 02:20:26 CEST by

Windows Vista has a lot of things that bother a lot of people. I, however, don't mind some of the things that bother other people. Vista has a feature called UAC (User Account Control) enabled by default. The purpose behind this utility starts many applications in a restricted shell, offering the user a reprieve from apps that he or she may not want installed. In previous versions of windows an application can be executed as administrator without the user's knowledge. This was one method in which many malware infected systems. Vista, in trying to reduce one avenue for these applications, opted to restrict applications to this shell and prompting the user to elevate the installer.

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