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Windows 7: Poll : Have you got UAC enabled or Disabled ?

View Poll Results: Have You Got UAC Enabled or Disabled ?
Yes 40 71.43%
No 16 28.57%
Voters: 56. You may not vote on this poll

11 Feb 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition

it may be annoying at times but i don't see a point in turning it off when any impact it has on the performance of my pc is minimal and just maybe one day it will be the thing that saves me from complete catastrophe

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11 Feb 2010   #12

W7PRO/ULT 32/64

You should have another choice because I have UAC on for one machine and off for another. I can't choose Yes or No.

I find UAC to be annoying at best. Software and drivers do not install/work properly with UAC on.
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11 Feb 2010   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 (Full)

I have never heard of any software or drivers not working because of UAC, in fact, I'm pretty sure that i would not install any software that recommended i turn it off.
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11 Feb 2010   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
The poll is confusing....
Does 'Yes' mean enabled or disabled?
This....... fix plz, it should be the following:

Do you use UAC in win7? Yes/No


Do you use UAC in win7? Yes/No

I turn mine right off, its horrible.
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11 Feb 2010   #15

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64

This poll is confusing. Have you got UAC enabled or disabled? Yes or No?
The correct input should be "Have you got UAC enabled? Yes or No?".
Amyway i have mine off. lol.
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11 Feb 2010   #16

Windows 7 Pro X64

I have UAC off. I hate how it needs me to ok everything every time
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11 Feb 2010   #17

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Mine will always be enabled. Its another layer to help protect us.
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11 Feb 2010   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Mine is turned on, to the default settings in Windows 7.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JordanJP View Post
I found it slowed down my everyday computer.
The only slowdown would be the pop-up and a mouse click...shouldn't take that long.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JordanJP View Post
As long as you practice common sense then you're good to go !
I think this is mostly fine. However, I honestly don't know EXACTLY what each and every application that I have installed is doing. If it wants to become admin or needs to become admin..I want to know about it.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smsff7 View Post
I have UAC off. I hate how it needs me to ok everything every time
The default settings in Windows 7 are only to notify you when the application tries to escalate up to admin. It won't tell you when you do something unless you manually adjusted the UAC slider to the very top. That is a change from Vista and many people turned it off before they discovered it.
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11 Feb 2010   #19

windows 7 ultimate x64

enabled running in silent mode
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11 Feb 2010   #20

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Pparks, that definitely a clean, tidy unit. Nice
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