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Windows 7: User Account Control Settings

08 Nov 2008   #1
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 
User Account Control Settings

Hello all....

I'm just wondering what all of you are running (if at all) your UAC at? Post and let us know.

I have mine set at "full"; slider all the way up. I've seen from experience over at x64 that it's a bad idea to operate with it disabled...
People that (supposedly...) know what they're doing getting infected!

Just curious.

See: User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings









Later Ted


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08 Nov 2008   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

For now, I have it set to this below while I'm still doing experiments and stuff.

User Account Control Settings-uac.jpg


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08 Nov 2008   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Nice addition Brink; I didn't think about it....

Thanks Shawn!
















Later Ted
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08 Nov 2008   #4
smarteyeball

 
 

I've found that leaving it at the default setting feels a lot like using tweakUAC, but with more info. They've done well with adjusting the UAC
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08 Nov 2008   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

I agree. It is nice to have a choice of UAC security levels. Plus, to not have to restart for them to be applied.
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08 Nov 2008   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Nice addition Brink; I didn't think about it....

Thanks Shawn!

Later Ted
You're welcome Ted.
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08 Nov 2008   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
I agree. It is nice to have a choice of UAC security levels. Plus, to not have to restart for them to be applied.
With all that I've been doing; I've completely disabled it for a time to see if things were easier to do without the prompts. I will enable it again to full on....

Both times I've disabled it I've had to restart for it to take effect. Maybe it's just mine.







Later Ted
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08 Nov 2008   #8
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

You are correct Ted. You only need to restart if turning UAC off or on, and not while just adjusting the level while UAC is still on.
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08 Nov 2008   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Brink....

Well the way today has been going; I was beginning to wonder if I'm having flashbacks from my youth again....

Thanks for clearing that up!












Later Ted
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26 Nov 2008   #10
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

I've left mine at the default for the time being. A lot less prompts than in Vista. Different levels is a nice step forward.

Gary
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