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Tweaking User Account Control
■ (Default) Notify Only When Programs Attempt To Make Changes To
■ Notify Only When Programs Attempt To Make Changes To The Computer
And Do Not Use Secure Desktop.
■ Never Notify.
The new feature enables you to define the balance between security and
annoyance that is right for you. You can modify the setting with just a few clicks:
1. Open the Start screen, type User Account Control Settings , change the
filter to Settings, and hit Enter.
2. When the Settings screen displays, drag the slider to the settings you want
to use, as shown in Figure 18-10.
Figure 18-10: Adjust the User Account Control slider to choose a notification level.
3. Click OK to save your settings.
Fine-Tune User Account Control with Local Security Policy
Although I prefer using the User Account Control Settings window to tweak
UAC, you can also configure it through your Local Security Policy. There, you
can tweak 10 different settings for the UAC, as described in Table 18-1.