com/security/2008/04/vistas-uac-security-prompt-was-designed-to-annoy-you/) User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista , which included a number of unsolicited security pop ups, prompted (http://www.
What does UAC stand for?
UAC stands for User Account Control (Microsoft Windows Vista)
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- Information technology (IT) and computers
- Business, finance, etc.
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- Unsafe Act or Condition
- Up A Creek
- Update Authority Component (subsystem of Message Conversion System)
- Upper Airway Collapsibility
- Upper Area Control (aviation)
- Urban Adult Contemporary (music style)
- Urban Appalachian Council
- Urban Assault Course (US Army)
- Use As Constructed
- User Account Controls
- User Advisory Committee
- User Agent Client
- User Assurance Co-Ordinator (UK project management role)
- Utah Avalanche Center (Salt Lake City, UT)
- Utility Airplane Council
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- Unidad Académica de Contaduría y Administración (Mexico)
- Uniform Anatomical Gift Act
- Union Acceptance Corporation (stock symbol)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Granted, Microsoft's design improves on the mistake of creating applications that require privileges and end up being funnelled inefficiently through Windows User Account Control (UAC), but leaves hanging the question of whether even standard user apps should be allowed in the first place.
0 version - released Thursday- adds server-side authentication APIs and user account controls which should make it easier for developers to write more secure applications.
This guide provides solutions, hacks, and tips for getting around problems such as 'the Green Ribbon of Death' and constant interruptions from the User Account Control feature.
To tweak the settings, click Start, type account, and select Change User Account Control settings.
Vista's User Account Control feature, which many found a nuisance, has also been re-vamped and now only prompts for permission when absolutely necessary.
Superior administrative features including support for Microsoft Windows Vista features, such as User Account Control (UAC), to assist in desktop management.
This feature, called User Account Control (UAC), should have been a godsend--it's designed to stop malicious software from installing things or making system changes without your permission.