Nov 022009
 

One of the many annoyance in Windows Vista was the User Access Control. While it is a good security feature, it was very badly implemented. I’m sure most if not all of you who read thus agree. To make it worse, while UAC clearly brought to ones eye what risk can there be to your system when an unauthorised program tries to take control of your system and make changes. The options one had were either to disable UAC and take the risk of a security breach or live with the UAC annoyance.

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Feb 272008
 

I used to use MSCONFIG utility in Windows to control the startup options, applications, services in Windows XP, Windows 2000 (not installed by default) and always appreciated what it offers. But, look at Autoruns from Sysinternals (now Microsoft owned), you cannot find another more comprehensive application that looks in and shows all the startup items from every nook and corner of your PC. You do not have to use msconfig or edit Windows Registry to edit modify any of the stuff. Most if not all modifications are as simple as a right-click.

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