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Windows 7: Do you have UAC on/off?

View Poll Results: Do you have UAC turned on or off?
I have UAC turned ON 41 77.36%
I have UAC turned OFF 12 22.64%
Voters: 53. You may not vote on this poll

09 Aug 2011   #31
Teerex

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

On at default level. In these couple of UAC years there have been a few cases when I clicked an informed or suspicious NO.

That said, I've seen a fakeAV that caused quite a mess without ever triggering it, simply running from the user folder just like Chrome. Cleaning it was quite trivial for me and my Sysinternals skilllZ , but the mess it created in the Default Programs (extension>program, y'know) required a System Restore massage, and if I had not had a point to restore to, it probably would have required less work to install a fresh copy of W7 than to bring that situation back to normal.

Cleaning it would not be trivial for the average user.


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09 Aug 2011   #32
ken9122

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

On, set to not dim the screen.
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