In which of these situations would you make use of UAC?
A) Prevent write access to a network share
B) Limit applications from making changes to network settings
C) Force periodic updates to a Windows Domain password
D) Convert IP addressing from a public address to private addresses
E) Can it help me order a pizza?
The answer: B) Limit applications from making changes to network settings
User Account Control was designed to limit the access that software would have to your computer features and configurations. With UAC, software applications would need additional authentication or access to make significant changes to your PC.
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