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.
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 ...