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Windows 7: Do you have UAC on/off?

View Poll Results: Do you have UAC turned on or off?
I have UAC turned ON 41 77.36%
I have UAC turned OFF 12 22.64%
Voters: 53. You may not vote on this poll

07 Aug 2011   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
Do you have UAC on/off?

This would be interesting..

Best Regards,

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07 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks for the poll. I have it turned on, I never turn it off. I want to run as much as a can with a limited user account, but remain effective at getting real work done in as efficient of a manner as possible. UAC is a happy medium for me.

Also, I'm a Linux user that has used and relied on the sudo system for years. This UAC approach just makes sense to me, and isn't a hassle at all in my eyes.
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07 Aug 2011   #3

7 ultimate x64

Switched on at default level because it isn't intrusive, security features get disabled if UAC is disabled and shark007 codec pack requires it to be enabled to function.
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07 Aug 2011   #4

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11

Always on. No sense taking chances. . .I been using it on my Mac since the beginning of OS X, so using it with Win 7 just makes perfect since.
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07 Aug 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit

Always on
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07 Aug 2011   #6

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)

I voted off, because it is disabled on my desktop,which is what I use the most, but I do leave it on at default level on my netbook.
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07 Aug 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I don't like UAC much, so mine is disabled, or sometimes partially on. Glad we have the adjustment abilities in Win7.
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07 Aug 2011   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit


In all honesty, at first it was a nuisance to me & I hated it.

But over time I've grown used to it and it no longer bothers me. In fact, Im at the point I actually like it.
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07 Aug 2011   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Mine's almost always on(level 3,w/o dimming the desktop), except when it interferes with proper installation of software, which happens rarely.
I admit, it was a bit annoying at first with all the nagging, but I've gotten quite used to it by now.
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07 Aug 2011   #10

Windows 10 Pro

I have it on even though it is a pain at times.

Anyway for those who want to run certain programs without being nagged you can give this tutorial a try - Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create.

It's what I use for Real Temp, CPU-Z, and a couple of other programs that generate UAC prompts.
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