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Old Software Security Features Used Today-Windows UAC

 I recently came across the notice that my user account settings needed to be adjusted back to 'default' settings.. this meant 1 down from the top of the ladder whereas I normally run it on the 3rd rung from the top or the first rung from the bottom. This is to prevent the constant (and annoying) pop up, since most everyone would just click YES or whatever the default was because some are even too lazy to notice and just click on the enter/return key. So by changing this to the first rung I have still implemented that Windows built in security still take part. This is a key as simply turning this to off will invalidate other "areas" within the operating system that you may want to be monitoring.  In this instance, the software was quite old. Or at least it was built on old framework.. as in Windows 95 era. The reason off-hand that I would think this was the case due to the fact that it did not have a security key from microsoft but if invoked it would provide the info