Monday, May 18, 2009

What is new in Windows 7 and Server 2008 r2 – UAC (User Access Controls)

What are the benefits of the new and changed features?

New Control for UAC’s allowing user to configure the way that UAC work.

For Server 2008 r2 the built-in Administrator account in Windows Server 2008 R2 does not run in Admin Approval Mode The built-in Administrator account in Windows Server 2008 R2, which is the first account created on a server, does not run in Admin Approval Mode. All subsequently created administrator accounts in Windows Server 2008 R2 do run in Admin Approval Mode.

For Windows 7 the built-in Administrator account is disabled by default in Windows 7. If the built-in Administrator account is the only active local administrator account during an upgrade from Windows XP, Windows 7 leaves the account enabled and places the account in Admin Approval Mode. The built-in Administrator account, by default, cannot log on to the computer in Safe Mode