If you can’t see it, it’s not happening

You want to continue using UAC, but you’d like to change the UAC interaction for certain events. Which of these would be the best way to make this configuration change?

A) Change the settings in User Accounts

B) Change the shortcut Properties for the applications you’d like to change

C) Modify the Windows Firewall

D) Modify the Local Security Policy

E) Wear sunglasses when you are inside of the building

The answer: D) Modify the Local Security Policy

The Local Security Policy can modify the behavior of the way that User Account Control is presented to the end user. For example, you could configure UAC to only elevate executables that are signed and validated, or change the UAC prompt for administrators versus standard users.

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