Microsoft to tweak key Vista security feature

Friday, 9 June 2006, 12:58 AM EST

Bowing to criticism, Microsoft plans to modify a key new security feature in its upcoming Windows Vista operating system to make it less cumbersome for users.

The current implementation of the User Account Control (UAC) feature in Vista triggers too many pop-up boxes, requiring users to click on them to confirm things as simple as running regular programs, Steve Hiskey, lead program manager for User Account Control in Microsoft's Windows Security Core group, acknowledges in his blog on the MSDN website.

At Computerworld.

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