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Windows 2008 and the UAC Service

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I'm getting ready to roll out my first winodws 2008 DC. Should I leave the UAC service enabled or disabled????????????????????????????
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by:ISWSIMBX
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If you choose to leave it on, remember that when you want to run command-line utilities like dcdiag or repadmin, that you will always have to launch the command prompt as an Administrator.  Other than that it, it's really just a matter of preference.
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by:Mike Kline
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I know UAC got a very bad wrap but I like that extra level of security.  There is no correct answer here, just depends on your environment and what you are comfortable with.
Hopefully there are only a very small handful of admins that would ever log into this new DC.
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Mike
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How can I disable ths feature for good...
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See section titled "Turning off UAC"
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc709691.aspx
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Mike
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Here is another link with a few other options for disabling it:

http://www.petri.co.il/disable_uac_in_windows_vista.htm
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