Escalate me

Which one of these would be the most likely to require a UAC escalation?

A) Burning a DVD

B) Configuring Remote Desktop

C) Using the network

D) Changing your password

E) Visiting for the sixth time in an hour

The answer: B) Configure Remote Desktop

User Account Control (UAC) is a security feature that allows normal use of the computer but restricts any functionality that might be a security concern. It also sometimes requires a lot of clicking.

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