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Is UAC any better in Windows 7?

UAC or User Account Control was a sorely needed but poorly implemented feature introduced in Windows Vista. With the positive buzz regarding Windows 7, is it possible the Windows team listened to feedback and made UAC practical to use? Read on to find out.

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Disable Content Advisor in Windows 7

Content Advisor is a tool for controlling the types of content that your computer can access on the Internet. This will show you how to enable or disable Content Advisor for all users in Windows 7. Content Advisor is disabled by default in Windows 7.

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Top 5 tips to Secure Windows 7

Microsoft Windows 7 (formerly known as Vienna and Blackcomb) is a complete new version in windows family for use on personal computers, including business PC’s. Windows 7 comes with built-in security features to make the product highly secure & usable.

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Disable Windows 7 UAC Or Change Settings

The Windows7 User access control feature helps in protecting your system from different harmful or malicious activities. Also known as User account Control (UAC) , this Windows7 feature warns you with a popup message when installing programs may harm your system.

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Make Windows 7 UAC Less Annoying with 4 Methods

The single biggest irritation in Windows 7 and Vista is the UAC (User Account Control) system, especially for people that do a lot of tweaking. When you are trying to make configuration changes, it seems like every couple of seconds you are hitting another UAC prompt.

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Turn Off UAC in Windows 7

User Account Control (UAC) was introduced in Windows Vista as a way to prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. It provided protection but at a cost: You were constantly being bombarded with annoying pop-ups.

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Microsoft changes Windows 7 UAC control panel

It seemed only hours ago Microsoft stood by their decision not to change the UAC control panel behavior in Windows insisting it was “by design”. Oh wait, it was only hours ago. Nevertheless, three hours and numerous comments later, Microsoft reversed their decision for the better of all Windows 7 users.

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10 Ways to Secure Windows 7

Securing Microsoft’s Windows 7 is easy. With a more powerful user friendly UAC, firewall, sharing features and user interface; Windows 7 can be secured to help protect your valuable data.

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