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    UAC off = no metro apps!

    Not really a complaint here as I don't use the metro interface but if you disable UAC then you can't run any metro apps.
    What the hell is that about!?

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    Aye was reading about that during beta. Basically MS's way of "sandboxing" metro won't work without UAC on No no haxy MS!

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    no real need for UAC to be off

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theblacksheep View Post
    no real need for UAC to be off
    agreed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theblacksheep View Post
    no real need for UAC to be off
    Um, legacy apps that don't play nicely with UAC?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    Um, legacy apps that don't play nicely with UAC?
    Never had issues myself, well not with with the one in Windows 7. Windows Vista was a pain!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    Um, legacy apps that don't play nicely with UAC?
    How many have you got?

    We moved the everyone off them, except SIMS / solus which we work around with SCCM.
    Last edited by Theblacksheep; 20th November 2012 at 08:24 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    Um, legacy apps that don't play nicely with UAC?
    Neither do some printers.

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    How many decades old are these printers/software packages??

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYNACK View Post
    How many decades old are these printers/software packages??
    Old. But that's not my call.

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