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Windows Server® 2012 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 9. Software and User Account Control Administration

Software installation essentials

Mastering User Account Control

Maintaining application integrity

THE security architecture in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 controls the way accounts are used and the way applications are installed and run. Windows Server 2012 has two general types of user accounts: standard user accounts and administrator user accounts. Standard users can perform any general computing tasks, such as starting programs, opening documents, and creating folders, and any support tasks that do not affect other users or the security of the computer. Administrators, on the other hand, have complete access to the computer and can make changes that affect other users ...

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