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MCTS 70-680 Cert Guide: Microsoft® Windows 7, Configuring by Don Poulton

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Chapter 12. Configuring Access Controls

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Configuring User Account Control: UAC is designed to enable all users, even administrators, to run with a standard access token. When a user requires administrative privileges for a task that can affect system properties, such as installing a program, the user receives a prompt that requests administrative credentials. UAC helps prevent unauthorized program installation and system modification. In Windows 7, you can modify the settings that determine when these prompts appear; you learn how to work with these settings in this section.

Configuring Authentication and Authorization: All users on a Windows 7 computer must be authenticated to the operating system ...

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