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Windows 7: UAC Shields appeared on desktop icons

11 Jan 2015   #21
Stan250

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
No real tech is going to tell you how to put your machine at more risk via your inquiry "Is this a security risk lowering uac settings" Yes it is,
Cheers and good luck nothing is wrong,
Cheers.
Actually, he told me to try that a few days ago, before I asked that question. He did not tell me to leave it on that setting which you seem to have implied and yes he is a real technical support person at Metabox Computers in Perth Australia, who assemble Clevo computers in this country.
Please stop being so nasty.


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11 Jan 2015   #22
Stan250

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Stan250 View Post
From what I can see, none of these programs have ever run as administrator.
If you get a UAC prompt when you run a program, it's asking you Yes/No to allow the program to "Run as administrator".
Ok thanks Brink, I appreciate your help and explanations. It's a shame others have not shown the same patience and politeness.
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11 Jan 2015   #23
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Stan. :)

Please do not mistake the other's comments as rude. They are just simply stating their opinions and advice to try and help you as well.
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11 Jan 2015   #24
Stan250

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post

Please do not mistake the other's comments as rude. They are just simply stating their opinions and advice to try and help you as well.

"It's a little shield why make a fuss about it".
With all due respect, I really can't see how anyone could mistake that for anything but plain rude and belittling.
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