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Windows Vista™ Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Managing User Account Control and Elevation Prompts

User Account Control (UAC) represents a significant change in the way user accounts are used and configured. It affects which privileges standard users and administrator users have, how applications are installed and run, and much more. In this section, I’ll extend the discussion provided in Chapter 1 and provide a comprehensive look at how UAC affects user and administrator accounts. This is essential information to know when managing Windows Vista systems.

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Learning how UAC works will help you be a better administrator. To support UAC, many aspects of the Windows operating system had to be reworked. Some of the most extensive changes have to do with how applications are installed and run. ...

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