Tame User Account Control Warnings

  Pine Man 12:59 18 Jun 07
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Appears on page 141 of the latest PCA and refers to typing secpol.msc to obtain the Local Security Policy Editor.

Anybody else tried this yet?

My PC can't find it!

  Pine Man 13:40 18 Jun 07

It looks as if secpol.msc may not exist in Vista Premium Home Edition!

  Sethhaniel 14:20 18 Jun 07

Try doing a lot of things in Vista - and you can't ---
Things you know are there but have no access to - even though you are the only user and administrator ;(

  Pine Man 15:37 18 Jun 07

Done some more research and found that it is only in the Business and Ultimate versions of Vista - information that was sadly lacking from the PCA article!

  Pine Man 15:53 18 Jun 07

I have found an alternative to secpol.msc at the following link. click here Scroll down to the bottom and you will find instructions for Vista PHE etc.

  Pine Man 16:01 18 Jun 07

Don't try the above link it just turns off UAC!

  Sethhaniel 16:12 18 Jun 07

so nothing untowards happened - but the thread is for tutning on & off UAC !!!

  Pine Man 16:18 18 Jun 07

It only works with XP Pro - apparently.

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