Tag Archives: uac

How To Take Control of UAC

Even though UAC or User Account Control pop-ups has good intention of helping you make your computer secure it is one of the most annoying addition on Vista. In Windows 7 it becomes more tolerable it displayed less warnings, but what I like is that you can also fine-tune its notification to give you a more comfortable Windows 7 life. ... Read More »

How to Enable the Hidden Windows Vista Administrator

Want to access your programs without the need to turn off the annoying UAC dialog box? In Vista there is a hidden administrator account which is disabled by default. What is the advantages of using this account? well with this account you can access any programs without suffering  from the annoying UAC dialog box. The hidden or the built-in administrator ... Read More »

Switch User Account Control (UAC) in Quiet Mode

Just two weeks ago I wrote a post on how you can disable User Account Control or UAC. But some people are asking if there is a way to disable just the UAC prompt so they don’t have to disable their UAC and leaving their computer less secure.  On those questions I’ve researched on how to run UAC on quiet ... Read More »

How to disable User Account Control (UAC)

User Account Control is security feature of Windows Vista. The purpose of this feature is to reduce potential of security breeches in the system. The UAC forces users that are part of the local administrators group to run like they were regular users with no administrative privileges. Although UAC improves the security on Windows Vista, under some scenarios you might ... Read More »