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4 Reasons Why Windows UAC Is Useless

4 Reasons Why Windows UAC Is Useless

If you use Windows Vista or 7, you know how annoying it is to have to approve everything every application does on your computer. This feature, known as User Account Control (UAC), gives you all those dialogs that spring up whenever you open something. Microsoft created UAC with the intention of making computing safer for […]

How to Selectively Disable UAC Prompt For Certain Applications

How to Selectively Disable UAC Prompt For Certain Applications

Compared to Windows Vista, Windows 7 comes with a less annoying UAC (User Account Control) and also a mean to control how and when you want it to appear. However it is not perfect yet. There are several instances where it will show a prompt when you start an application, and that can be annoying […]

VistaUACMaker Makes Your XP Apps Compatible With Windows Vista & 7

VistaUACMaker Makes Your XP Apps Compatible With Windows Vista & 7

Windows Vista and 7 come with User Account Control (UAC) that controls the permissions the users have for running each application. Due to this restriction, many program in Win XP that require administrators privilege will not be able to run smoothly in Vista or Win 7. In such cases, you can use the VistaUACMaker to […]

4 Tools To Make Vista’s UAC Less Annoying Without Compromising Your Security

4 Tools To Make Vista’s UAC Less Annoying Without Compromising Your Security

No doubt the Vista User Account Control (UAC) is the single biggest irritation in the whole operating system, but if you are thinking of turning it off altogether, you better think twice. UAC is a security feature that can help prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. By turning it off, you will lose all protection […]