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    Windows 7 Walkthrough: User Account Control

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    English
    Explore how Windows 7 continues the investment in User Account Control (UAC) with changes that enhance the user experience and put users in greater control of their prompting experience.
    • Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      uac.wmv

      Date Published:

      3/17/2009

      File Size:

      4.9 MB

        Note: This screencast discusses a beta release of a Microsoft product. The information in this screencast is provided as-is and is subject to change without notice. User Account Control (UAC) was introduced in Windows Vista to help increase security and improve total cost of ownership by enabling the operating system to be deployed without administrative privileges. This demonstration illustrates how Windows 7 continues the investment in UAC with changes that enhance the user experience and put users in greater control of their prompting experience. The number of operating system applications and tasks that require elevation is reduced, so standard users can do more than before and will see fewer elevation prompts.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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