UAC in Windows 7

Microsoft may be a huge company, but it still knows how to react when its customers speak out about features they don’t like. Windows 7 unveiled a more refined, less “in-your-face” UAC that makes the feature much easier to use.


NOTE  All references to Control Panel applets in Windows 7 assume you are using the Small Icon view.

Microsoft changed UAC with Windows 7, enabling you to adjust the consent form appearance to four different personal preference levels.

A More Granular UAC

Microsoft did some research on why UAC drove users nuts, concluding that the problem wasn’t UAC itself but the “I’m constantly in your face or you ...

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