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Steam, UAC Problem

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Hi,
4 of my games have no problems launching from Steam.
The 5th (Civ5) however launches only after asking me the UAC question "Do you want the following program to make changes to this computer?".

If I run the program from the shortcut and "run as administrator" I get:
"Do you want the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?"

In properties, I even set it as "Run as Adminstrator" - no dice.

The only way I can launch without these pop ups is if I disable UAC.

I know it is only a minor annoyance, but it is an annoyance none the less?

Any ideas??
Thanks
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post #2 of 6
well leave uac disabled...its a annoying feature any way.
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well leave uac disabled...its a annoying feature any way.

This, I didn't know people actually left it on.
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This, I didn't know people actually left it on.
ehh...it is the challenge/principle of the thing
my other computer, similarly configured works fine with UAC and Steam.

I never know what my kids may download so I prefer to keep it on with the hope that it prevents something
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What if you run Steam as admin and then launch the game?
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What if you run Steam as admin and then launch the game?
same problem. It doesn't help.
I even uninstalled and then ran Steam as admin and did a re-install. No dice.
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