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Applications Compatibility – Part 3

Local Group Policy Settings

In Windows 7 you can configure Application Compatibility Diagnostic policies that define how Windows responds to compatibility issues. These policies are found in the Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Troubleshooting and Diagnostics\Application Compatibility Diagnostic. In a network setup with domain controllers you would edit the Domain Group Policy but for a single computer system edit the Local Group Policy by typing gpedit.msc in the Start search text box.

In the Local Group Policy Editor, expand the Computer Configuration node, then Administrative Templates, System, Troubleshooting and Diagnostics, and finally the Application Compatibility Diagnostic node:

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - November 13, 2010 at 3:27 am

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User Account Control (UAC)

 UAC is a Windows 7 in-built tool that protects your system. It alerts  you when you are executing some task that requires  administrator privileges! For example, if you open a word document  and a UAC prompt is displayed, then the document may  be some sort of malware as it is requesting administrative privileges  when in fact it should not!

 UAC runs only with user accounts that have administrator  privileges while it does not affect normal users. Normal users without admin rights are by default blocked from running elevated tasks. Do not get mislead by this statement, as there are applications that run with elevated permissions even when normal users are logged on. Therefore, UAC is a security-warning tool that makes you aware of the potential risks.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - August 7, 2010 at 8:24 am

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