Problems with Vista

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  1. Ra88

    Ra88 Dutchman!

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    Alright, here's the thing. My gramps (who's quite tech savvy for his age) bought a new computer with Vista on it, and after 5 days of trying to get it to work properly (with one crash), he finally managed to get it to work. BUT, there's one little thing that's driving him insane...Namely, the whole "Give permission for EVERYTHING" thing. And while I heard about it, I have NO idea on how to help him shut that off. Does anyone here know how?
     
  2. JinraiPrime

    JinraiPrime 1000+ Post Club Member

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    Thats the UAC you can turn it off under control panel, but be advised that this will disable all of the advanced security features pretty well for windows vista.
     
  3. Cynicist

    Cynicist Give me the 'oop

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    format it and give Linux a shot :D 
     
  4. darkmgmstr

    darkmgmstr Blue Lantern Corps Member

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    Either that or format to XP.... Vista sucks ass.... that crazy whore... :mad 
     
  5. RabidYak

    RabidYak Go Ninja Go Ninja Go

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    You can turn elevation prompts off either by sticking your grubby mitts into the registry or by downloading tweakUAC to do it for you.

    Turning off UAC totally isn't a good idea because you loose file and registry virtualisation, plus IE protected mode if thats your browser of choice.
     
  6. Ra88

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    Hmmn. Gramps won't like that. Oh well. :( 
     
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    darkmgmstr Blue Lantern Corps Member

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    Like i said, format to XP, vista sucks ass....
     
  8. RabidYak

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    Yep, spending several hours loosing all of the extra security features is a far better idea then spending a couple of minutes turning off the one he doesn't like.
     

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