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Windows 7: Windows 7: UAC whitelist. Secret APIs again. A lawsuit waiting to happen?

26 Jan 2009   #1
garbanzo

7600 x86
 
 
Windows 7: UAC whitelist. Secret APIs again. A lawsuit waiting to happen?

Windows 7: UAC whitelist. Secret APIs again. A lawsuit waiting to happen?

This is message written by a mod at the unofficial forum for Directory Opus, a 3rd party Windows file manager. It's a interesting little read, especially since I am a Directory Opus user myself


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27 Jan 2009   #2
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

I think it is bad they don't give you an option to add to the White List, But the fact that you don't get UAC prompts for Microsoft's own software only make sense.
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27 Jan 2009   #3
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

I agree that we should be able to add to the whitelist. Send feedback.

Gary
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27 Jan 2009   #4
smarteyeball

 
 

Getting prompted to ok commonly launched apps is certainly getting tedious, yet switching it off altogether seems to cause more trouble than it's worth.....
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27 Jan 2009   #5
garbanzo

7600 x86
 
 

what trouble have you experienced from disabling UAC? i have it turned off because i use Directory Opus, and i get prompted all the time if i use it...
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 Windows 7: UAC whitelist. Secret APIs again. A lawsuit waiting to happen?




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