Understanding User Account Control in Vista

By | August 25, 2006

If you have not looked at Microsoft Vista yet, there is still a great chance that you have heard something about User Account Control (UAC) at some point. UAC is being tagged as one of the most important features that Vista is providing to help ensure a more secure environment for both home users and corporations.

UAC is designed to help with the issue where typical users are required to be “administrators” on their local computer to run applications, perform routine operating system tasks, etc. If you have users that run as “administrators” on their own computer solely to perform routine tasks, but you don’t like that configuration, UAC might be for you. Here, I will explain what UAC is and what it is not.Read Full Story

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