Flying Fox wrote:By default with UAC enabled Administrators are still restricted to do certain things because unfortunately for Windows users we were so comfortable assigning ourselves to the Administrators group and open the door to all sorts of malware. We have been through this.
l33t-g4m3r wrote:Or just turn off UAC. The effectiveness of it is vastly overrated.
Voldenuit wrote:I recently migrated my OS to a SSD, and ran into problems with permissions when trying to delete the old system folders off the hard drive (\windows, \program files, \program files(x86), \ProgramData).
For some reason, taking over ownership of the folders and assigning my user account full control to the folders wasn't enough, and I ended up having to boot into safe mode before I could finally delete the useless files.
Flying Fox wrote:Explorer almost always runs not elevated. You pretty much need to go with an elevated Command Prompt in order to be sure.
The Lord of the Flies wrote:WinXP never needed that!
Meadows wrote:If you type "hehehe" one more time, I'm going to slash your throat.
The Lord of the Flies wrote:"The UAC: Making better worlds for tomorrow!" Heh, NOT!
Yeah, turning it off would be waaay better hehehe My last Win7 Pro installation, like some OEM installation, had it turned off. I hate it--it's WinVista crap! WinXP never needed that! Yeah, I guess turn it off, as it's too much, man, too much hehehe
And by that, I wish they'd make a like some Doom 4 game. OTOH, what about that new Rage? Is that like Doom or Quake or Half-Life or similar? Or is it waaay-out different? ???
Okay, so turn off UAC, okay hehehehe