Out of Control

In Windows Vista and Windows 7, which of these events would normally activate a User Account Control prompt?

A) Starting the Event Viewer

B) Scheduling a Backup task

C) Viewing the Task Manager

D) Launching the Windows Firewall GUI

E) Scientists believe that it’s either all completely random or it’s linked to sunspots

The answer: B) Scheduling a Backup task

User Account Control is normally activated when a task requires additional privileges. These events are commonly configuration tasks, program installations, or the modification of existing system settings.

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