Installing and Deploying Applications on Vista

Welcome to the User Account Control (UAC) Blog.  We’ll be using this forum to talk about interesting, important, or whimsical aspects of UAC and Vista. It seems only fitting that we start out the posts with a discussion of installation.  What is the very first thing you’re going to do on your new Vista machine? …


TechEd 2005 Presentation: Tips and Tricks for Running Windows with Least-Privilege

Microsoft Senior Consultant Aaron Margosis presents tips and tricks for how to run with least-privilege today on Windows. In this webcast, presented from Tech Ed 2005 in Orlando, Florida, Aaron shows you simple ways to get around the inconveniences that currently exist and how to make living as a Limited User as easy as possible. You…


User Account Control

User Account Protection was the preliminary name for a core security component of Windows Vista. The component has now been officially named User Account Control (UAC). Our blog archives are located at All future blogging will occur on this /uac blog.