Seven Improved Security Features in Windows 7 - Slide 8

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Changes to User Account Control-8

Changes to User Account Control

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User Account Control (UAC) was one of the most maligned aspects of Vista, as it repeatedly asked user permission for administrative applications. Windows 7 gives the user more options on how and when it provides notifications.

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While no operating system is perfect, Microsoft appears to have made significant security improvements with the release of Windows 7. This slideshow complements a post in Sue Marquette Poremba's blog about the seven features she thinks will have the most impact on security in the newest version of Windows.

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