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Windows® Essential Business Server 2008 Administrator's Companion by J. C. Mackin, Charlie Russel

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Configuring User Account Control

In Windows Server 2008 (and Windows Vista), the out-of-box behavior for UAC results from the default settings defined in a computer’s Local Security Policy. Although a domain administrator can configure these settings in Group Policy also, no UAC settings are defined by default at the Group Policy level. Note that as long as UAC behavior is not enforced by Group Policy, you can also turn the feature on and off in Control Panel.

Turning UAC On and Off in Control Panel

Although it is recommended that you leave UAC on, it is also important for you to know how to turn the feature on and off quickly when no Group Policy setting prevents you from doing so. The simplest way to turn UAC on and off on a Windows Server 2008 ...

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