What UAC setting do you use?

What UAC setting do you use?
 

 
 
 
 

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Anonymous

im to to weiried about bugs and what not and i like the feerdom ot search for what ever strikes my fancey

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i disable mine through msconfig on every install of windows ie. reformat etc


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I have it on three settings: off, Off, OFF!

Anonymous

Default. So use to the pops since using Ubuntu often. Its nice to know the security is there. Half the reason people mess up a Windows OS is because of security such as UAC missing.

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Never notify in WIndows 7 Ultimate on both my PC and netbook.

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Ugh cant stand it definatly turn it off.

Anonymous

Having UAC on in Windows Vista Ultimate x64 slows my Ethernet transfer rate to slower than dial-up speeds. And thus I have mine disabled. Apparently this was a problem faced by many other Vista users who have Ethernet connectivity issues.

Anonymous

i have it disabled, its to annoying and nod32 4 security takes care of the rest.. :D

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my problem with uac is the fact that all the programs that it would be blocking wont be detected by it, so it really is just an annoyance.  i can't say that it's the first thing i do when i put Win 7 on, cause the first thing i do is switch the paging file to make my life easier. but it sure is up there. right along with destroying vista, and cursing gateway laptops.

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UAC is off and life is good.  Though this is definitely a "loaded" poll since most everyone who watches 3GM is probably a techy.  If you did a poll of all Windows Vista/7 users it would be 80% default settings lol. 

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Anonymous

I have Windows XP. If I used Vista/7, I would have it disabled.

Anonymous

Nothing more annoying than Windows constantly babying me while I'm trying to install programs. UAC is the FIRST thing I turn off when installing a fresh windows image.

Anonymous

Same thing !

Anonymous

I have mine on default, Because my niece comes over and plays flash games and she likes to click on links that want to install crap.

Anonymous

uac feature in not new all the *nix systems have this feature

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Never. UAC is too annoying

Anonymous

UAC is the biggest piece of shit ever created.

If I want to get popups 20-40 times for the same program just because Vista/7 thinks it's a threat.

Yeah, I just looooove getting this: "Windows has detected this piece of software dangerous and Windows will shove a f*cking shotgun into your ass and ask this 10 times again under 3 minutes."

As you can clearly see, I don't use it. What's the big idea? I have used XP for years and I have never needed such whiny thingy inside my wonderbox!?

UAC must have been a massive brainfart, because how stupid a person has to be to open a file which says "Iamavirussoclickmenow.jpg.exe"?

Anonymous

Got it disabled, it's the most useless "safety-feature" I've seen

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I agree. It's not going to stop hackers either. I put UAC right up there with annoying things such as Firefox's Awesome bar and Slow Smooth scrolling of my bookmarks.

I sleep fine at night knowing we are banning people who deserve it.  Tivon
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What? the Awesome bar is awesome!

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I'd rather it just have a temporary history. I don't want people to be subjected to the places I like to go. I need my privacy. And it does not clear those awesome Website links either. I also have thousands of bookmarks and the smooth bookmark scroll is slow and choppy.

Anonymous

In my opinion, UAC is useless, annoying and one of the most stupid things i saw in my entire life. That is the reason why i disabled it.
Sorry Redmond.

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Disable, i have vista and it's very annoying when you're configuring your system, installing new programs, etc.

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Default UAC settings with custom user and group authorizations/restrictions (Windows 7 64 Ultimate). My Cisco 837's firewall is set to only allow connections that I have put on the list all other travellers will have to go 127.0.0.1 again.

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*in Arnold voice*

no one can penetrate my force field i have it on hi

kio54
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i haven't LOL'd that hard in a while. XD

....makes me think of Duke Nukem for some reason....

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Always High!

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3.Regulary check firewall settings

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Disabled, it's just a pain

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On low, just in case.

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i have XP so its not really a problem for me but if i had vista or 7 i would disable it because i had vista once and it was so annoying having to allow everything to happen

Anonymous

I do not thrust UAC so I disabled it but i also removed administrator rights from my user account and created a separate administrator account.

If i want to install something i have to type my admin password.

Anonymous

I do not thrust UAC so I disabled it but i also removed administrator rights from my user account and created a separate administrator account.

If i want to install something i have to type my admin password.

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Wow! A lot of users have UAC turned off?

I will log into to my Debian system as root, call out visudo, and:

root ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:ALL grayson ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:ALL

:D

What a joke! It's the same as turning UAC off. Besides, I'd set that to always notify and modify Group Policy settings (in Windows 7 Ultimate, although I have Vista) to prompt for credentials, even if I KNOW what I'm doing. And even as an expert in Windows, turning off UAC is just asking for trouble. Once I turn off UAC, it's back to Windows XP with an administrator account.

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Never had virus problems on Win 7, I've had UAC disabled since day one.

Only computer noobs or children should keep it on.

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Anonymous

OFF
talk about putting the security back onto the customer...

Anonymous

Off.

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I set it to default so I know when a program is modifying something in my system.. When I know it will though I just run the application as admin and don't get annoyed..

Anonymous

off

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Never notify for me it's realy stupid some times("Are you sure you want to install this?"

"Are you sure you want to do that?") and it pisses me off.

Anonymous

UAC turned off. Most of the time I don´t have to deal with it anyway since I am using GNU/Linux.

Anonymous

Lowest

Anonymous

turned off for administrators;
on for everyone else at default

Anonymous

I turned it off.

But it is recommended for people that dont know what they are doing to set it as default.

Anonymous

I have it turned off, it's annoying

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i completely remove it. i was fine with xp having nothing, then upgraded to vista (BIG MISTAKE) then upgraded to 7. i still to this day think xp is the better operating system

Anonymous

The UAC is pretty much for people who wanna mess around with their computer but doesn't know what they are doing.

Ive set it to "Never Notify" IT IS SO ANNOYING!!!

Anonymous

I just disable it because I instal many programs, trials, demos etc.
I know what I do and I scan every new file on my pc seperatly for viruses
GRTS
Milan

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All it does is give you one extra step of annoyance. I disable it.

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i keep mine on so when people go on my computer without asking and something pops up they freak out and get off :D i hate when people touch my computer

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