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UAC

(User Account Control) The management of user accounts in Windows, starting with Vista. Because malware has greater control of the computer when it is running in administrator mode, UAC was designed to enable more users to run their computers as a standard user rather than as administrator. A computer is more secure against attack if it is running with fewer privileges.

Admin Approval Mode
The default mode in UAC is the Admin Approval Mode, which requires administrators to approve functions that were allowed in Windows XP without a prompt. For example, although standard users are unable to add programs, a user running as administrator does have the right to install new applications. However, in order to prevent unwanted programs from being slipped in "under the covers," the administrator must approve any installation first. See user account and account control.
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For the UAC, agreeing to invest in the 500,000 [pounds sterling] department store was a public relations strategy and an attempt to legitimize the company's activities in a future independent Ghana.
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To create a representative sample of the general population, the enriched subset (UAC >10 mg/L) was reweighed by proportionally taking an SPSS-generated random subset.
These UAC Steam Wagons were used up until the late 60s."
Ofer fu sawl ymgais i uno'r undebau dros y blynyddoedd, ac er bod cyn-lywydd UAC, Bob Parry, o'r farn fod y ddau undeb wedi closio ac y dylent gyd-fyw cyn priodi, mae'r llywydd presennol, Gareth Vaughan, yn fwy gwyliadwrus