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Windows 7: Add exceptions to UAC?

26 Oct 2010   #1

XP, 7 32/64bit
Add exceptions to UAC?

Is there any way to add program exceptions to the UAC? I recently decided to start using it, and noticed that it prompts me whenever I start windows live messenger.. Bloody annoying. I want to add that to the exception list - is it possible?

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26 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

There is no exception list that a user can change (that would be a huge attack surface).

BUT Live messenger should NOT be tripping it. At least not if it's a newer version. Are you using an old version? You might try upgrading to the one included in Windows Live Essentials...
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26 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

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