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Posted on Apr 16, 2013 in Windows 7, Windows Basics | 2 comments

Tutorial 16 – The low down on User Account Controls in Windows 7

In Windows 7 tutorial 16, it’s time to take a look at the often unfairly criticized User Account Control security mechanism. User Account Controls (UAC) were introduced in Windows Vista and were immediately unpopular with users migrating from Windows XP. However, they drastically improved security and when used in conjunction with limited user accounts, can actually save a great deal of time, as we’ll demonstrate in the video.

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As stated in the video, UAC really comes into its own when used in conjunction with limited user accounts. If you want to set up limited user accounts on a Windows 7 machine, see this video.

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  1. This stinks.

    • Smells just fine to us, maybe your monitor is dusty?

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