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I just discovered that when you disable UAC (user account control), you do more than disabling those messages that ask you to allow or block a program. Basically, UAC reduces all program rights to the rights of something like a limited account, and I noticed it because I wanted to run TAT for example, with UAC on, TAT would not run without checking the "run as administrator" checkbox, when I turned UAC off, no matter if I checked or unchecked the box, it still worked. It gets even better, UAC also reduces the rights of drivers/system files: I used to get constant error messages saying that "The display driver nvklddmkm stopped responding and has succesfully recovered", then I turned UAC off, no more of that. I would have left this feature turned on if only it didn't affect the rights of programs but instead served the purpose of a very strong firewall, but it wasn't the case...
    
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that's known for a while. at least i know.
but you might've helped a lot of vista-newbies here, and took away another reason to hate vista.
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I'll be honest I'm one of those vista newbies so this was good info for me thanks!
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Then I fall myself in the noob section aswell, because I had no idea UAC had that many rights. I was starting to seriously blame nVidia for having crappy drivers, but I still think nVidia as of now has a lot of issues to resolve in Vista.
    
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