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Something with a thin crust

Something with a thin crust

In which of these situations would you make use of UAC?

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

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?

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Polly Want a Secure Desktop

Polly Want a Secure Desktop

One of your Windows 7 users does a lot of work from home, but the Windows 7 UAC secure desktop is causing problems with the remote desktop software. Which of these would be the best way to remove the secure desktop while keeping the UAC functionality?

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Out of Control

Out of Control

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

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Escalate me

Escalate me

Last modified on June 24th, 2011 at 7:35 pm

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

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User Account Control Control

User Account Control Control

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 10:23 am

You’re running a legacy application in Windows 7 that needs access to the registry, and this access causes the User Account Control Secure Desktop prompt to appear. Unfortunately, the application doesn’t operate properly when the UAC messages appear. Which of these would be a method of modifying an individual user’s UAC configuration?

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How can you make this application work properly?

How can you make this application work properly?

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 12:28 pm

Your organization has uses an important application that was custom written in-house. Unfortunately, this application conflicts with portions of the UAC process. What is the easiest way to disable portions of the UAC but still keep other aspects of UAC operating normally?

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