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Windows: User Access Control (UAC)

I have turned off my User Access Controls (UAC) on my home computer and I have recently paid for it with 3 hours of downtime via malicious rogueware.   I found this post from Dr. Z (Microsoft Architect Evangelist in Mid-Atlantic Region) quite helpful.

Turn User Access Control off to install Autodesk products:

Turn User Access Control back on to hopefully prevent intrusions from rogueware.  The instructions for configuring UAC is below:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Turn-User-Account-Control-on-or-off

 

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