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So there's several programs I use, at all times, that do not work if UAC is running. Once it's disabled, there's no issues with them.

This is in Windows 8 of course...

The problem is, that if you disable UAC, you are not able to use apps. You could before, but in one of the latest updates MS made to the apps, they changed it, so you could not use the apps.

Anyone know if there's a way of getting around UAC and having the apps still work?
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you talking about win 8?

In Win7 I disable UAC and all works fine. What apps are you talking that is not working.
    
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Yep... I said it's Win 8.

I'm trying to have SpeedFan automatically start with windows, but it does not have Admin rights and won't allow it to start automatically. I've put it in my start up folder and works fine, only if UAC is disabled.

I am also unable to start/install any programs that are .msi extension.

You can easily test this, by trying to install Atiman utility.
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I cannot speak for windows 8... but i encountered a similar problem with Peerblock and UAC on windows 7. Try following these steps if there is an option to open task scheduler in W8

http://www.peerblock.com/userguide/how_to_use/htu-useraccountcontrol
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I just did the above and will be rebooting in a few. Hopefully the works... thanks for the help. redface.gif
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Originally Posted by Derko1 View Post

I just did the above and will be rebooting in a few. Hopefully the works... thanks for the help. redface.gif

Let me know if it works.
    
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Let me know if it works.

It did!

One weird thing though... before, right after being initiated, it would only take like 10-15 secs to start. But in this manner, it took over a minute.

THANK YOU SO MUCH! At least I'll be able to play with the Metro stuff without having my ears bleed from the noise of my fans. tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Derko1 View Post

It did!
One weird thing though... before, right after being initiated, it would only take like 10-15 secs to start. But in this manner, it took over a minute.
THANK YOU SO MUCH! At least I'll be able to play with the Metro stuff without having my ears bleed from the noise of my fans. tongue.gif

Thanks, I'll give it a try. smile.gif
    
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Originally Posted by Derko1 View Post

It did!
One weird thing though... before, right after being initiated, it would only take like 10-15 secs to start. But in this manner, it took over a minute.
THANK YOU SO MUCH! At least I'll be able to play with the Metro stuff without having my ears bleed from the noise of my fans. tongue.gif

Awesomesauce! thumb.gif

i think it takes more time because it starts up after the whole start up sequence has gone through... dont know how to prioritize that...
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Just went back to disabling UAC... I can't believe it... I wanted to copy a file to my documents... not allowed,... wanted to edit a text file in the program files folder... NOT ALLOWED!!! mad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gif
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