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How to turn off UAC in windows Vista

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How to Turn off User Account control in Windows vista

Ok what is the UAC thing I keep hearing about?

User Account Control (UAC) is a technology and security infrastructure introduced with Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system. It aims to improve the security of Microsoft Windows by limiting application software to standard user privileges until an administrator authorizes an increase in privilege level. In this way, only applications that the user trusts receive higher privileges, and malware should be kept from receiving the privileges necessary to compromise the operating system. In other words, a user account may have administrator privileges assigned to it, but applications that the user runs do not also have those privileges unless they are approved beforehand or the user explicitly authorizes it to have higher privileges.

The problem here is that when SAM is installed it is not given the rights to modify it's own files, due to this we end up with crippled software.

So therefore it is recommended that all users of Spacial Audio Products including Sam Broadcaster, SOS4 and SimpleCast should consider turning off the UAC function in Windows Vista. A good Firewall and virus scanner will keep you safe. As will safe internet practices. Spacial Audio Team Members recommend AVG Antivirus.

Ok, I am convinced, now how do I turn it off?

Here you go, step by step.

1.Click start and choose control panel.

2. Choose User accounts

3. Click the link that says Turn off or on UAC

4. Click the continue button

5. Uncheck the Check box and click ok

6. Click restart.

7. After the reboot, proceed with product install.

If you run into any problems or have any questions please feel free to contact our support staff.

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