September 14th, 2014, 08:06
Turning UAC off is bad advice.
I run my PC with an unprivileged user account with a separate admin account and have no problems.
The key is to give your unprivileged user account full control over the program folders you need more control over. Everything else let run with the normal security set up. Its there to protect you and if you learn how to use it rather than circumvent it you will be much safer online and most things work with no trouble. Certain programs are not built to fit this security model and still require you to install them as an admin and in those cases you just change to your admin account install then go back to your unprivileged user account to run it. I have only found a couple of programs that have this issue Real Player and Skype. I have not had any...