Open the User Account Control Settings window and explore the settings, ranging from Never Notify to Always Notify, and understand when changing the default settings is warranted. This will help you control when and how Secure Desktop is employed and appears. Explore related Group Policy settings for User Account Control and their available values.
- [Instructor] User Account Control, also called UAC,…is a Window's component that helps protect a Window's device…from malware, unwanted or unauthorized app installations,…and inadvertent changes that affect the computer's health.…UAC is responsible for the pop-up that appears that asks…for administrator approval when a user tries to make…changes to the system.…I'll show you this pop-up by opening…an elevated command prompt.…Here it is.…I'll click No for now and return back to the screen.…You can change how UAC behaves if you want to.…
You can access the settings by searching for…User Account Control here in the search box on the Task Bar.…Here we go.…Change User Account Control Settings.…You can change the settings by moving the slider.…It's best to leave the setting configured so that you…will be notified when apps try to make changes…to the computer, that's the default.…You can move the slider up, though, to Always Notify.…And in this case, you'll also be notified when you try…to change Window settings.…Microsoft recommends that you never move the slider…
Note: The course also maps to the third part of MCSA exam 70-698, Installing and Configuring Windows 10. Taking this course will prepare you for objectives in the Manage and Maintain Windows domain of the test.
- Configuring Windows Update
- Updating Windows apps
- Reviewing event logs
- Using Resource Monitor and Performance Monitor
- Managing security with Windows Defender
- Creating a recovery drive
- Restoring and recovering files
- Recovering the OS with Windows Recovery
- Configuring authorization and authentication
- Securing Windows 10 with passwords
- Joining workgroups and domains
- Creating and using accounts
- Automating tasks with PowerShell
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configure Updates
2. Monitor Windows
3. Configure System and Data Recovery
4. Configure Authorization and Authentication
5. Configure Advanced
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