"Man-wai Chang" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Is there a way to make UAC to stop asking me for permission for a
> shortcut/program that's been run once with my authorization and set run as
> administrator (e.g., games)?
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Well, this is what I have done to try to skip these annoying dialogs. I
realise this may negate some of the protection that MS seems to think I
I may add, I know next to nothing about computer security other than running
a firewall and virus scanner etc. (this may be obvious from the following
From MS site :
So all I did was run secpol.msc, select Local Policies->Security Options.
Scrolled down to User Account: Behavior of the elevation prompt for
Administrators in Admin Approval Mode, changed to Elevate without Prompting.
Now I do know, that this is defeating the whole point, *but*, since MS don't
allow any other way for an Administrator to indicate that 'YES I do know
this program and want you to remember that!', I will not put up with the