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Something with a thin crust

Something with a thin crust

| October 30, 2013

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

| September 13, 2012

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

| March 21, 2012

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

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

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

| May 26, 2011

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

| February 25, 2011

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?

| October 18, 2010

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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