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How to turn off UAC (user account control) in Windows Vista

Windows Vista introduced a new security feature called User Account Control (UAC).

Generally, it's a good idea to leave UAC turned on, but sometimes you'll need to turn it off (to install some software, re-register PowerPoint, or for other software maintenance tasks).

If so, here's how:

When you're done with your maintenance tasks, repeat the same steps, put a check mark next to Use User Account Control to protect your computer and you're done.

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How to turn off UAC (user account control) in Windows Vista
Last update 07 June, 2011