User Account Control

UAC is a fundamental security control that helps mitigate the impact of malware, yet some enterprise administrators disable User Account Control (UAC) at the request of the users, because it is seen as annoying and unnecessary prompts that get in the way of productivity. The feature has improved greatly since it was first launched (as part of Windows Vista), so we encourage you to ensure this is enabled across all managed computers in your environment.

With UAC enabled, Windows 10 prompts for consent, or prompts for credentials of a valid local administrator account, before starting a program or task that requires a full administrator access token. This prompt ensures that no malicious software can be silently installed.  ...

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