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Annoying Continue Button in Vista


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Bobbydoo8

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As demonstrated by the new Apple commercials the Continue button in Vista is extremely annoying. What I'm talking about is the Continue button that comes up wanting Administrator privileges and blacking down the screen until you click the button. So is there anyway to stop this from happening? I realize it's Microsoft's idea of protecting people from viruses, but it's extremely annoying. :whistling:
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yotesh

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It is important for security,but yes,its annoying......
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You can turn it off.
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warriorscot

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Its called UAC its annoying but its pretty good at keeping nuisance apps off your PC its worth the temporary annoyance(it learns your habits so it comes up less and less) and you get used it.
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As also explained in the apple commercials, you can turn it off, but then you don't get any warning about anything.
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Hmm.... where might I go about turning that thing off? I do realize it's important, but if a virus gets onto my system, as long as it's not too powerful, I can easily clone my system back to normal.
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Mind you i wouldnt exactly take a commercial from a rival firm as a font of wisdom, i would leave it on like i said it learns your habits so you arent bothered by it all to often only when installing a program where you know its coming and if you run something as an administrator.
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Well if anyone wants to turn this off, its easier to find to turn off than expected. I never look around the Windows Security Center but,,,,

click::::Other Security Settings>User Account Control(UAC) Turn it off...

:whistling: It's about 100% annoying so there ya have disable that junk if ya know what you're doin :blink:
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Here is a re-post from another Topic:

Hi Vista User,
I suggest disabling UAC as one step.

Select the “Start” menu button
Select “Setting”
Open the “Control Panel”
Select “User Accounts and Family Safety”
Select “User Accounts”
Select “Turn User Account Control on or off”
Make sure the “Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer” check box is empty (disabled).
Select the OK button.
Close all windows and restart your machine.

This has solved several problems I have encountered. This feature is bad enough that Apple has based one of it's major marketing campaigns on it.

Godd Luck,
Jim
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Here's a safer way to disable user account control.

It is a very important security feature, and is really only an annoyance while configuring a new system. As someone who has used betas of Vista for a long time, and not disabled UAC, I don't think it's much of a bother.
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I agree with Admin. When I first installed Vista onto my computer, I was getting rather annoyed at the constant Allow or Cancel, but after you get most of the stuff you want on your computer, you get used to it for the little things. I really don't consider it a bother anymore. It only takes about a half second to hit Allow or Cancel.
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