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Windows 7: Security hole in UAC

30 Jan 2009   #1
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 
Security hole in UAC

Security hole in UAC!

The oldest trick in the book, literally, defeats UAC in Windows 7 | Betanews


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30 Jan 2009   #2
sassofalco

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Romulinx2 View Post
.......as I read it Romulinx, it's not a 'system security hole' as such, but one that is by invitation via User settings for UAC. User generated?

Oh!Ohhh!.....just found this same;

http://www.neowin.net/news/main/09/0...ws-7-by-design
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31 Jan 2009   #3
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

UAC is there for a reason, not just to annoy users. IMHO it should be set at the highest level by default. An extra click now and then is much easier than spending hours reinstalling a system because of a preventable problem. Take it's functionality away at your own risk.

Gary
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