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Windows Vista RC1 scales back UAC warnings

Windows Vista RC1 scales back UAC warnings

By September 1, 2006


Stainless steel keyboard has mettle

UAC Japan is coming out with a full metal keyboard.

By November 27, 2006


How to change User Account Control settings in Windows 7

UAC was one of Vista's most annoying features, and it's still hanging around like a bad smell in Windows 7. It is much less intrusive though -- here's how to customise it

By October 12, 2009


IRS explains how to do taxes for your bitcoin

In a new FAQ, the Internal Revenue Services explains that the digital currency should be considered property for your tax purposes.

By March 25, 2014


Windows 8, take 2? Let's see Start button, boot to desktop

Microsoft may be moving toward bringing back the Start button and allowing users to boot straight to the desktop with its coming Windows 8.1 release later this year.

By April 16, 2013


Keep Vista's User Account Control on guard duty

They slow you down, but those pop-up security alerts do serve an important purpose.

By May 1, 2008


Windows 7 default user account control worries experts

Microsoft made some changes to a much-maligned User Account Control feature, but experts say the default still puts consumers at risk.

By October 22, 2009


Report: Windows 7 holes eased by axing admin rights

BeyondTrust report says companies should set most workers as standard users and not administrators to avoid being exposed to attacks.

By March 29, 2010


Microsoft to tweak Windows 7 settings

Amid sharp criticism from some corners, Microsoft says it will take steps to strengthen a controversial security feature.

By February 5, 2009


I'll take an annoying Windows 7, if it's more secure

Can Microsoft sacrifice security to make Windows 7 less annoying? Don Reisinger doesn't think so.

By February 2, 2009