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  • Blog Post: What’s New in the February CTP

    Hi. I’m Alex, the product manager for User Account Control. Today we released February Windows Vista CTP (build 5308) and we wanted to make beta testers aware of what new things you’ll find in this build. Application-Aware Elevation Prompts The elevation prompts that users see are now customized...
  • Blog Post: New Name, Same Vision

    Even though the name has been changing, from LUA to UAP, and now finally User Account Control (UAC), the underlying goal has not changed. Our goal is to help protect individuals and organizations by enabling Windows Vista users to run their computers as Standard Users. It may sound humble, but this effort...
  • Blog Post: User Account Control

    User Account Protection was the preliminary name for a core security component of Windows Vista. The component has now been officially named User Account Control (UAC). Our blog archives are located at . All future blogging will occur on this /uac blog.
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