Disabled UAC - what abut the red shield icon in the tray?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Security' started by Gordon, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. Gordon

    Gordon Guest

    Ordered? By whom? And why?
    Gordon, Jun 25, 2009
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  2. Gordon

    Gordon Guest

    Because there may have been other details that are pertinent that you failed
    to supply.
    Your boss obviously is talking out of his a*rse and has no idea what he's
    Gordon, Jun 25, 2009
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  3. Gordon is an obnoxious ass who seems to like to put on a Nanny uniform
    now and then and prance around in it.

    Control Panel (Classic view), Security Center.

    Look on the left for "Change the way..."
    Travis Bickle, Jun 25, 2009
  4. Gordon

    Spirit Guest

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    Spirit, Jun 25, 2009
  5. Gordon

    Justin Guest

    Running Vista Ultimate - I was ordered to disable UAC. Now I have the
    little red shield in the tray. How can I get rid of it for just the UAC
    notification? I still want it to bark at me when the virus defs (AVG)
    go out of date and it can't update for whatever reason.

    Justin, Jun 25, 2009
  6. Gordon

    Justin Guest

    My boss.
    Can I just get an answer to the question?

    How would you like it if you asked for direction and the person asked
    you why you wanted to go there?
    Justin, Jun 26, 2009
  7. Gordon

    Justin Guest

    Nevertheless he is my boss and I have my orders.
    So should I wait for one of the MVPs to respond or are you going to
    grace me with your words of wisdom some more?
    Justin, Jun 26, 2009
  8. Gordon

    Justin Guest

    Gotcha about Gordy.

    I set it to the middle one, "Don't notify me, but display the icon."

    Now I still want it to bark if the virus definitions aren't updated.
    I'm pretty sure AVG does, but a few times over the years I have notices
    it just goes from the color tray icon to the black and white - something
    people around here won't notice and alert me.
    Justin, Jun 26, 2009
  9. [snipped a lot of URL hyperlinks]

    Was the answer to the OP's question supposed to be in there somewhere?
    Could you quote the relevent parts here?

    Your boss should educate himself (or herself) about UAC.

    There doesn't seem to be any way to do what you want to do via the user
    interface. Maybe there is a registry hack, but I don't know yet.
    FromTheRafters, Jun 26, 2009
  10. Gordon

    Spirit Guest

    There is no easy answer, you can only get close. The order listed
    I listed the sites are as close to relevance as I could get them.

    Sometimes there just are not simple answers to simple questions.

    Spirit, Jun 26, 2009
  11. Gordon

    Gordon Guest

    Err no you moron - there might have been far more to the OP's question than
    he cared to tell us.
    Gordon, Jun 26, 2009
  12. Gordon

    housetrained Guest

    Personally I would grab old bossy by the throat and choke some sense into
    housetrained, Jun 26, 2009
  13. Gordon

    Paul Smith Guest

    It's not that easy to disable just the UAC alert, without turning it all

    Open regedit and make your way to:

    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center

    You'll need to create a new Dword (32-bit) called UACDisableNotify, and give
    it a value of 1 (either hex or dec).

    To enable it again at a later date, just delete the key.
    Paul Smith, Jun 26, 2009
  14. Gordon

    Root Kit Guest

    Gordons question was indeed valid. You're a jerk and Justin's arrogant
    approach doesn't deserve any help.
    Root Kit, Jun 26, 2009
  15. If you turned it off, you did the right thing.

    Now, if you hate all the seemingly endless disk grinding that occurs
    when you reboot/restart, look at turning off Superfetch.

    Works great here... and I've notice NO slowdown in performance.
    Travis Bickle, Jun 26, 2009
  16. Gordon

    Root Kit Guest

    There never was a UAC problem. You got yourself some other problems
    now, but who cares...
    Root Kit, Jun 26, 2009
  17. Gordon

    Justin Guest

    Gordon can kiss my ass. Arrogance begets arrogance.
    I have the UAC problem solved.
    Justin, Jun 26, 2009
  18. Fair enough. Having read those previously, I didn't recall anything that
    addresses his "problem" specifically.

    ....doesn't mean that they weren't there though.

    FromTheRafters, Jun 27, 2009
  19. Gordon

    Justin Guest

    Other problems? Yeah, I don't want Gordy's boys coming after me.
    Justin, Jun 27, 2009
  20. Gordon

    Justin Guest

    Yeah, sure you would. Let me guess, you own your own company and do
    what you want, right?
    Justin, Jul 16, 2009
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