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User Account Control and white list?

Q: User Account Control and white list?

In User Account Control, is there a white list?

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Hans L

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A: User Account Control and white list?

Yes it can be done, see below:
Stop Annoying UAC Prompts - How To Create A User Account Control Whitelist [Windows]

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I inherited a Dell XP420 Computer with Vista Operating System from my stepson Pat who could never figure out the machine.

I seem to have many problems with Vista revolving around User Account Control, Privileges, Permissions, Ownership, user names, file control and directory structure. etc.

I?ve been working around UAC problems, but there has to be a way out of this. My most recent issue:

IE has problems fully loading web pages. With IE, like several programs that I run with this computer I get messages that say I have corrupt files. I get object error warnings Chkdsk does not fix problems.

While shopping for a new car battery, with many pages open, the computer completely hung up last night. I had to kill power and reboot.

IE7 did not work, I Unloaded and IE7 would not work also. Google Chrome is fine, I have internet access. I reset all defaults.

After hours of messing around, I discovered the way to start IE is ?Run as Administrator?
Then like so many other programs I run, I get the screen Windows screen
? A Program needs your permission to continue.?

When I dumped my old files on this XP420 computer from my old computer, They resided in User ?Mike_W_old.? I had no permissions with this user, so I moved all the files to ?Pat? I renamed user/administrator Pat to Mike _W under the desktop, but the user pat did not update under the OS C:\ drive \ Users\ Pat and there is no option to rename here.

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Hello, did you use the Easy Transfer method ? Transfer files and settings from another computer

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Hi,
In our company, there are few computers where we can access only limited user accounts. I went to control panel >> user accounts >>...it shows the only limited user account name like "xyz". It doesn't show us any administrator account names, why is it so? And how I can make it happen in my personal computer?

A:xp shows only limited account name in user account control panel

Because you are logged in as a Limited User, so you can't make changes to the computer. Speak with your Network Administrator at your company.
At the log in screen hit CTRL+ALT+DEL 3 times fast. This will give you the traditional Windows Log In Screen. If you have the Built In Administrator accounts password, you can log in as Administrator and create a new Admin user account.

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dont know user account control password AND no administrator user so i cant download/install anything, cant update, and i cant change any settings someone please help PLUS i just got this computer iv read some other entrys where people had the same problem as me they said to do a system reboot in safemode but i dont know how. can someone help me? thank you

A:dont know user account control password and no administrator user

after the bios loads but before windows start to load hit f8 and you get your windows boot options.

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Hello all, naturally I've got a bit of a problem which I hope someone may be able to advise me on.

I have a Toshiba Laptop and am running Windows Vista. On turning on the laptop everything runs fine, I put my password in into Windows but immediately on the desktop loading up the screen goes white and for some strange reason my webcam turns on, still no picture but I know it's on as the light at the top comes on. On pressing Ctrl, Alt, Delete the windows screen comes back on but when I try and select Task Manager I get nothing but whiteness again. I tried starting in safe mode and the same thing happens. I've also tried to do a system restore from about a month previous and this did not work.

The strange thing is that I have a secondary account (not the administrator one unfortunately) on the machine which works fine, on starting up and logging in my desktop appears as normal, no whiteness whatsoever

Any ideas on how I can solve this??? I really don't want to delete the user account if I can help it? Does it cause additional problems that the admin user account is the ones that's buggered?

Thanks in advance,
Matt
 

A:White Screen - User Account

Hello and welcome to TSG.
Try "Last known good configuration" by pressing F8 before windows boot-up.
 

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How come the UAC is set to the lowest setting for the admin, but for a standard user it is still set as default (requiring admin password)?

A:User Account Control for standard user.

Built in admin bypasses UAC, hence the setting. Any other users (even users created as admin) get UAC prompts.

This is one of the many reasons security best practices dictate creating a second admin account and disabling the built in one.

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hi, i have a question about Windows Vista's UAC..
Isn't windows vista without UAC the same as a regular windows xp? Since windows xp doesn't have a UAC...
or does windows xp have some kind of hidden security program that vista doesn't have, which requires vista users to have UAC?
 

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Everytime I log onto Pokerstars, I had to click continue from the Used Account Control to go to the website. Is ther anyway to disable this. I've tried searching here with no luck.
Thanks
Gord
 

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My question is, when installing or uninstalling programs, do you want this (UAC) enabled or disabled. One program owner told me to disable to install or uninstall his program. There has to be a standard on this for a user to know when to or not to. It would be nice to know if one way deletes more of a program than the other.

Thanks

A:UAC User Account Control

Hello Camper,

It's best to keep UAC turned on for better security. You can read more about UAC in the links in the tutorial below.

User Account Control (UAC)

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I cannot for the life of me figure out my administrator password. I thought I knew what it is, but for some reason it isn't working and I don't know why. I also have the user account control on. I am using a standard user account right now. I can't download anything with the user account control on, and because I can't remember the administrator password.. I can't turn it off. I tried resetting the administrator password using the command prompt, but all I get is "System Error 5 has occurred. Access is denied." That is the only administrator account and I switched the administrator to that account August 13th. I don't know what to do. I don't have a password reset disk or a Vista disk. Please help!

A:PLEASE HELP!! User Account Control

Hello Kbaugh, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You could use METHOD THREE in the tutorial below to reset you password using the reset disc created in it to regain access to your user account.

Reset User Account Password

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I regularly get fed up with the User Account Control intrusiveness, but I do not want to do away with its good work. It does not appear for every application or .exe file I run, just some. So - is there a master list somewhere of 'acceptable' applications it will allow me to run with no question, and that I can edit?

Merely to use the slider to reduce the level of intereference is not what I want as I would still like to be asked with executables that I have not approved.

Is there a way to do this, or am I misunderstanding what it does?

A:User Account Control

Hello Jcaswell,

Sorry, but there's not a way to add an exception list for UAC. That would defeat the whole purpose of UAC asking for your permission to allow something to run elevated first. For example, if you added a program's exe file to an exception list and that exe file became infected by malware or a virus, then that malware would be able to run elevated without your knowledge since there was no UAC prompt to ask you first.

If you like, you could read more in depth details about UAC in the links in the blue NOTE box at the top of the tutorial below.

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I notice that a lot of newcommers to this Forum seem to turn off UAC as that get annoyed with it keep asking for confirmation of an action.
Do you run it and if so why?

A:Do you use UAC (User Account Control)?

Sure i use it ..... The reason being we all from time to time make mistakes it is very easy to click on some thing you dont intend to .... Also i would say its even easier when using a Laptop with a touch pad

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When starting up I get a message that one or more programmes need my permission to continue - one is Sound Flow from Sony - is there a way to stop getting these messages.
 

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Have you tried msconfig? Here's how to use it http://www.netsquirrel.com/msconfig/index.html
 

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Two nights ago I opened my browser IE11 and got this popup:

Do You want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?

Program Name: Internet Explorer
Verified Publisher: Microsoft Corporation
File Origin: Hard drive on this computer

If I click no then I can't use the browser. If I click yes it opens and can use it like normal.
This happens every time I try to use IE11

Is anyone else having this issue?

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Dear All,

How do i configure my user interface, i mean user only can use what application i give and user only can see application that i give. Other then that i it hide. User can not go to setting. Only read and use. Appreciate your assist.

Thanks

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So recently I messed with my user account name (not a good idea). So then I had to go into safe mode and enable Admin
account. This ended up deleting my current user account. I can't find it on the login screen. The files are still there, but I can't find a way to reenable the account. Also, I can see the account in "parental controls", but not in the "Manage
accounts" section. Do you have any suggestions?

Thanks

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Heya folks.I am using Windows 7 Pro.I've noticed that a fair number of games and programs elicit a response from User Access Control every time they launch. Generally this makes for a slight annoyance; I simply click "yes, I do want this program to launch." However, I have come across programs that actually crash because of the UAC interruption. The only UAC controls I have found set the level of interference (no help there) or turn it off completely (fixes the problem but leaves my system without UAC enabled and requires a reboot). I have also tried "run as administrator" in compatibility mode, no help there. Is there a way to create a list of trusted programs for UAC? If not: assuming I know what programs I am launching, what are the security ramifications of running Windows 7 with UAC disabled?

A:User Account Control

Use TweakUAC and set to "quiet mode"

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plz if you know tell me..how i can turn off user account control?

A:User Account Control

Method 1: You can disable UAC by following this ways:

1. Start, Run. ( or open taskmanager, File, New Task (run) )
2. type "msconfig.exe"
3. Press return/enter or click ok.
4. Under the tools tab search for Disable UAC
5. Highlight it and click Launch
6. Close the new window that will appear
7. Click ok to close msconfig.

Restart your pc.

Method 2:
Go Start > Control Panel\User Accounts and Family Safety\User Accounts

Then click on "Turn UAC on or off"
After that restart your computer.

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I disabled this feature because it was the only way it allowed me to save software to the programs folder on the C drive. I know its a security feature of vista but am I jeapordizing anything by disabling it?

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no u should be fine, its just a precautionary measure by microsoft to stop programs installing on your system by themselfs! but as long as your carefull u should be fine

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Hi,

I have many people using my computer and I want to stop them from being on my account. What I mean by this is,that I want to set up an account for everyone else to use with the following control:

1. I (as an administrator) get to control password creation, account pictures and all personal settings. THEY HAVE NO CONTROL OVER BEING ABLE TO CHANGE WHAT I HAVE SET.

2. My library, computer and data files are unseen by the other account. This means they can not edit my documents, open my music. THEY BASICALLY WILL OPEN THE USER ACCOUNT AND SEE NON OF MY FILES.

3. I (as an administrator) control what they surf on the net. e.g. adult content.

I know some of this seems like 'mission impossible' but please can you help me. I am sick of feeling like I don't control my own computer any more.

As for point 2, I would like to elaborate. My biggest concern is that my documents keeps on appearing in the documents section of the user account that I tried to create. Even though I have tried everything to stop this, nothing has seemed to work.

PRINT 2 -- I could not get this print screen to upload so I will describe it. In the print screen it is the same as the PRINT 1 but there is a 'Public Documents' file and the file includes all my personal files.

Thank You,

m.gendi

A:How do i control a user account?

What you are wanting to do is very simple. Type in the Windows search box " user " and then choose User Accounts, from here you can create a new account for the other users and choose standard user account for them. I would make just 1 user account and let all the others use that unless you want that everyone has their own account.

To secure your files from others you can either edit the user accounts permissions but if you are not familar with that then I recommand either first reading up on it or you can simply make a folder private by right clicking on it and chosing to not share the folder.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...ccount-control

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/5261/...-in-windows-7/

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Last night my Brother in law brought his laptop as he was having internet trouble with a dongle.

We tried everything, and left it with SP2 installed, but suggested he gets Windows 7.

So today he has it, and we try to upgrade but keep getting the UAC screens with a greyed out OK box.

There is 1 (standard) user account, we cannot edit the registry or MSconfig as UAC kicks in or a fail to write to the registry error.

We cannot upgrade as it asks the UAC question - we cannot run the setup file as administrator as the account isn't one and any other hidden account is exactly that, hidden.

The only solutions I see say to use the Windows Vista disc (it was pre-installed so that's a no-go)

Safe mode - nothing useful in user accounts, cannot get into Manage by right clicking computer.

Cannot add an account, as no option to do so; cannot delete the account.

cannot access the internet as wireless needs a setting changing and UAC stops it again.

HELP !!!!!!

Logging off the account does nothing, just bounces back to same screen on reboot.

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Hi folks.

Every now and then, I use PowerTools Lite to see what "rubbish" has accumulated in the Registry etc.
Vista treats this prog as unidentified and displays the UAC window giving me the options of running it or quitting.
Is there a way of letting Vista know that I trust this program and therefor not display the UAC window each time I launch it?

A:User Account Control

Originally Posted by grasmith


Hi folks.

Every now and then, I use PowerTools Lite to see what "rubbish" has accumulated in the Registry etc.
Vista treats this prog as unidentified and displays the UAC window giving me the options of running it or quitting.
Is there a way of letting Vista know that I trust this program and therefor not display the UAC window each time I launch it?



I dont know but one thing you can try is to launch power tools as admin. You can also lower the uac sensitivity.

Cant help ya I just turn mine off

Ken

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there is an account user password in user account control under an email that I didn't set up, I own the computer but I cant access the account because I don't have a password

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How to lower/remove User Account Control and give full access to the user?

A:User Account Control

Hello

User Account Control (UAC) - Change Settings in Windows 8

^^ tutorial should help.

Cheers,
Harry

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This "security" feature has become very annoying and frustrating! A permission dialog appears every time I try to use applications that I have responded "allow" previously. What is even more a problem, I cannot download anything since I use Fresh Download which Vista security does not appear to like.

How can I fix this? Must I completely disable Vista security?
 

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I am on a Dell Pentium 64...running Win 10 that I just installed over win 7 home...I was getting comfortable with it and tried to remove having to use a pass word every time I wanted to get in....so followed the instructions on help page..several times and didn't work but must have hit something wrong as now every time I try doing something I get a box "User account control) asking me if I want this app to make changes on this page...the YES is greyed out ...so I can not do anything to try and solve the problem: IE: system restore or go back to win 7...

Any help will be greatly appreciated..

Hefs

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I have installed Warhammer Online and it works fine but whenever I go to start it up I get this annoying window that says "Do you want the following program to make changes to this computer".

How can I turn this so it doesn't do this everytime I start up Warhammer?

A:User Account Control.

You should see a "Change when these notifications appear" link. Click that, and personalize it to your liking.

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since upgrading to vista i have had all sorts of problems from itunes going through set up everytime i clicked on it to not being able to view on demand programs on the internet and not being able to access my own ipod. since i switched the uac off all these problems have been solved. the only problem i found was that my game saves oncivilization 3 and total dissapeared but decided to get around that by just turning it on again. if anyone is interested in trying this i simply opened system configuration,tools and scrolled down to system configuration and clicked to turn uac off and then launch. required a restart but well worth it if it helps , and to undo it you just do the reverse. hope this helps someone.
 

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hey guys, everytime i try to open a application called steam this appears...
http://img163.imageshack.us/img163/8574/werid.png
i know this appears when something is going to install or change something but is there any way the user account control can still work but steam is an exception? thank you for helping me

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Create Administrator Mode Shortcuts Without UAC Prompts in Windows 7 or Vista - the How-To Geek

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Can I Disable User Account Control (UAC) for one Windows 7 application or program?

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Quote: Originally Posted by teja1946


Can I Disable User Account Control (UAC) for one Windows 7 application or program?



Only by granting it "admin" privileges. what are you trying to do?

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create

Ken J+

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GM all,

Does anyone know how you add a publisher so you stop getting the User Account Control dialog popup's?

Thanking you in advance,

Cliff

A:User Account Control

Not necessary go to control panel User Ac Control Turn off

User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

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I just got this from this article ...

http://www.winsupersite.com/faq/windows_7.asp

User Account Control improvements. Windows Vista's most reviled feature is being completely overhauled to be more customizable. Four settings will be available:

1. Never notify (least secure). The user is not notified when a program tries to install software or make changes to the computer. The user is not notified when they make changes to Windows settings or when programs try to do so.

2. Only notify me when programs try to make changes to my computer. The user is not notified when a program tries to install software or make changes to the computer. The user is not notified when they make changes to Windows settings. However, the user is notified when programs try to make changes to the computer, including Windows settings.

3. Always notify me. The user is notified when a program tries to install software or make changes to the computer. The user is also notified when they make changes to Windows settings or when programs try to do so.

4. Always notify me and wait for my response (most secure). The user is notified when a program tries to install software or make changes to the computer. The user is also notified when they make changes to Windows settings or when programs try to do so.




Later Ted

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Mine is always set on 4 so I know what updates are being installed so I can scan them with AVG.

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I have just downloaded Windows Live Mail. How do I stop Windows asking me if I want to open it whenever I select it from the desktop?

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Hello Bill, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you like, you could create an elevated shortcut to open it elevated without getting the UAC prompt.

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create

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Hi I am a new windows 7 user. When I set UAC to default. I am unable to open Itunes and other file contents are listed as empty(backup files). The message I get when trying to ope Itunes is "The folder Itunes is on a locked disk or you do not have write permission for this folder".

I would like to be secure, especially when on the internet, but would like access to programs etc.

Note I am using windows 7 home premium (64 bit). I use AVG free antivirus and Microsoft Security Essentials with real time protection turned off (I beleive I have to do this so that it does not interfere with AVG - but am not sure)

The computer was set up for me with me as administrator.

any help would be appreciated.

Regards Tad

A:User Account control settings

It sounds like you may have a corrupted User Profile. Try making a new User Account with administrative privileges. Log on using the new account and see if this resolves the issues.http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/Windows...-a-user-account

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Hello all. I will try to make this short.

I can not open any file that requires admin approval first. This is the 2nd time this has happend (formated the first time and now it's back again after a few days).

When I try to open a file it says:

[path][file]
The specified procedure could not be found.

If I disable UAC, everything works fine. Sounds like a virus thats wants me to disable it so it can do more damage?

I have kaspersky and nothing suspesious is coming up... I don't know what else to do - PLEASE HELP!

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Norton Takes on Vista's User Account Control.

I can?t stand Norton, for whatever that?s worth, but they?ve shipped a User Account Control tool that seeks to replace the one that?s in Windows Vista; yikes!
User Account Control (UAC) is a new security feature in Microsoft Windows Vista that changes the architecture of the access token creation process and prevents users from logging on with full administrative rights.
While the intent of this feature may have been enhanced security, all too often users need administrative rights for tasks like installing/updating programs, and many software applications need access to run properly.

The User Account Control tool has been designed to replace the Vista UAC, to simultaneously make your system more secure while significantly improving user-friendliness.

By default, any application launched by an administrator is running with a filtered, standard user access token. When the administrator attempts to perform a task, the UAC prompts the user to approve the action. This can lead to poor user experiences because the prompts can be slow to display, and appear frequently and without warning. What?s more, because the UAC may give a false sense of security since other processes can still access the desktop, it actually raises security concerns.
The net effect is that many users find the UAC security clearance and prompting process annoying, especially those who are a computer?s only user and have all the latest Norton Internet Security... Read more

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Does anyone know of a method to approve apps to pass User Access Control?

I use Thunderbird for my email. Each time I open it, UAC prompts me for permission. Is there any way to grant permission to individual apps without shutting down UAC altogether? I've researched enough to think that it may be possible - but I'm still unsure of the exact "how".

I've eliminated the UAC prompt at the wife's office by adding the UNC path (to their file server) to the Intranet sites in IE7. But this doesn't seem to work with local files on my home system. It may be a case of my screwing up the syntax tho'.

Any suggestions?

A:User Account Control Issues

I seen several statements to the fact that there is no way to white-list a program for UAC:The reason UAC doesn't allow "blessing" of an executable is becuase it would allow lower-privileged applications to start blessed higher-privileged applications and abuse them. Imagine the (likely) common case of a user blessing a command prompt to always run as administrator. A lower-privileged application could thus start the always-trusted command prompt and use it to elevate its privilege level and abuse the system.There should be some way to modify certain paths or actions to not need admin privileges but I do not know how.

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I disabled UAC still I have to Right click and run as admin for gain full access. For example with Command Prompt, i was trying to run bcd command it gave me access deined then I had to elevate the cmd to gain full access which is ridicules.

A:User Account Control - Annoying!

Navigate to this key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

In the right pane set EnableLUA to 0.

Solves all the UAC problems.

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Right honestly i like this thing, but when i start up my PC it always asks me for permission to run my motherboards update program, is there a way to make it remember my allow command or do i have to live with it.

A:User Account Control Question

I encountered that with Realtek audio drivers startups.
-Turn UAC off
-reboot
-when your motherboard program comes up, tell it to run and uncheck always ask
-reboot again
-Turn UAC back on

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I run x64 Vista. I want to leave UAC active but have a program I run at startup be allowed to load without having UAC stop the load and ask permission to run the program every time I boot. Anyone know how?

A:User Account Control problem

Try this How to disable the User Account Control Prompt for certain application

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I use Paint Shop Pro X2 to convert and enhance photographs. Most of my photos have recently been transferred to a new laptop operating under Vista of which I have no real experience. I can delete files from within PSP. When, however, I try to save an amended image that has already been saved as a tiff, a dialog informs me:
"The application could not overwrite the specified file. Please make sure you have the necessary file and directory permissions".

As I am the only administrator - indeed the only user - the message made no sense. On a hunch I switched off User Account Control and restarted the system. Surprisingly, this seemed to solve the problem - no dialog, and I could overwrite files. To confirm the change, I switched UAC back on; and once more the dialog came up and I couldn't overwrite.

Windows Help & Support file doesn't suggest this type of function. Is it something usual or just some inadequacy of PSP operating under Vista?

A:User Account Control Mystery? Or Not?

Hi -

Actually, you are not the top admin in Vista. There is a hidden admin account that you can activate and logon to, but unlike XP, if the password to it is lost, forgotten, etc... you will most likely be looking at a Vista re-install.

Here are 2 MS KBs on Vista user accounts and the UAC - the 2nd describes how to enable hidden admin:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922708
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555910

More comprehensive, from TechNet - Server 2008 UAC - basically the same as Vista, except if you have Home Basic or Home Premium, Group Policy can't be modified as is described in the article:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../cc709691.aspx

I do not recommend that you continuously run w/ hidden admin account. Certain things top admin can't do - among them include the installation of some Windows Updates.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi Everyone,

I am experiencing reoccurring issues with User Account Control in Windows 10. These issues are being experienced on at least three laptops that I have configured (for use in a Domain environment).

Initially I made the 'error' of turning UAC (User Account Control) off but soon reaslised that it must be left on for the Windows Apps to work. The first give away was when the new Groove music player would not open when staff double clicked on their voicemail attachments.

Subsequently I turned UAC on to the setting shown below -



Ever since making the above change, from time to time - and I suspect that Windows updates may play a part - UAC inadvertently turns itself back off again.

If anybody else has experienced this issue and overcome it can you please share your solution?

Kind Regards,

Davo

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Hi Everyone,

I am experiencing reoccurring issues with User Account Control in Windows 10. These issues are being experienced on at least three laptops that I have configured (for use in a Domain environment).

Initially I made the 'error' of turning UAC (User Account Control) off but soon reaslised that it must be left on for the Windows Apps to work. The first give away was when the new Groove music player would not open when staff double clicked on their voicemail attachments.

Subsequently I turned UAC on to the setting shown below -


Ever since making the above change, from time to time - and I suspect that Windows updates may play a part - UAC inadvertently turns itself back off again.

If anybody else has experienced this issue and overcome it can you please share your solution?

Kind Regards,

Davo
 

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Hello,
 
I'm trying to copy a downloaded file to a program but get the "Administrator permission required" message. I am the administrator on this home computer and believe that I can change settings of the UAC.
 
Understanding that , if I lower the settings will that allow me to copy this program?
 
Additionally, once I have done that, can I once again go back, undo this and return to the previous higher settings?
 
Here's hoping that someone can understand my poorly phrased question,

A:Windows user account control (UAC) ?

Understanding UAC  in Win 7
 
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/products/features/user-account-control
 
Louis

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Iíve had to disable my User Account Control.

Not to mention that Iím tired of saying yes 50 times when I want to do something ..
Itís been preventing me from installing programs.

I just discovered that WinPatrol has been updated to work with Vista.

I liked WinPatrol in my XP OS Ö
It stopped a lot of programs from being added to the startup list ..
And a bunch of other junk being added that I donít like.

Iím thinking WinPatrol is better that Vistaís User Account Control.

Comments ???
 

A:Solved: User Account Control

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UAC makes me want to blow my brains out. I have it turned off, and STILL it's telling me that I don't have permission to do the simplest things, like moving a video into public viewing folders. I need to move it into public in order to access it from my other computer joined on a network. but yet I can't.

WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY?!

Why in god's name they couldn't make Vista sensible.. I'll never understand. I'll probably have figured this out or no longer have immediate need to know by the time someone gets to this, but I thought I'd give it a try anyway. Does anybody know why this is occurring? I could handle it if it asked for a password but it doesn't. It just says I don't have permission and that's that.

A:User Account Control.. beyond ridiculous

Yea, my first thread with a self fulfilling prophecy if you blow your brains out you will become "DeadCorpse". You have UAC off so Vista cannot add permissions to what you want to do. You will need to do it yourself.. the public folder gets different treatment since as it's name suggests it is designed to be shared therefore it makes sense to tighten it's security.

This reg Hack will add a "take ownership of this file" to your right click context menu perfect for what you want. Copy and paste all below in the code box into notepad in notepad select "file" then "save as" call it ownership.reg and save to desktop open desktop right click to merge into registry. Reboot to take effect.


Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\runas]
@="Take Ownership"
"NoWorkingDirectory"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\runas\command]
@="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F"
"IsolatedCommand"="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\runas]
@="Take Ownership"
"NoWorkingDirectory"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\runas\command]
@="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" /r /d y && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F /t"
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