Windows 7 UAC (User Account Control) Concept

By Perry

There is a change in security mode from Windows Xp to Windows 7. UAC is one of the changes.

Windows 7 uses UAC (User Account Control) which does not allow any user, by default, even an administrator to make changes to locations within the locations on disk specified by the OS as "Sensitive".

You can find the complete information on why this concept was introduced, how to disable it etc... at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa511445.aspx

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See http://www.eggheadcafe.com/sample-code/Windows7/e53b9d81-c025-4e41-a45c-f22214221c53/windows-7-uac-user-accou.aspx for UAC concept details. This shows how to disable it.
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