UAC: Five most common Install failure Scenarios and workarounds

User account control is one of the new security features in Windows Vista. It’s the facilitator for running as Standard Users. UAC introduces the concept of split token – Standard User Token ( Limited Priviledges) & Admin Token ( Full Priviledges). With UAC on, installation programs happen to fail due to various reasons. The intension behind…

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Rolling out Vista in your organization

If you’re planning to upgrade to Vista, you may need certain factors to evaluate such as hardware needs, licensing option, application compatibility, user & staff trainings and above all usability.  I found out a good article on techrepublic website titled “10 things to consider before rolling out Windows Vista in your organization” . This article talks about each of these…

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Install Failure and Application Failure Automation for PCA

The Program Compatibility Assistant (PCA) is a new feature in Windows Vista that can makes older programs that have compatibility problems work better, in an automated manner. If PCA detects a known compatibility issue after the user has run an older program, it notifies the user of the problem and offers to apply solutions that…

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