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    I discovered that I couldn't change my UAC settings in Windows 7 and after digging around online I came across this thread: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/...3-705a13de486a
    which acknowledges it's a known issue but I suspect it will never be fixed as Office 97 is no longer supported.

    My fix was to download a utility named UACTweak.exe which presented a GUI that allowed me to disable UAC.
    I can't find an official site for the utility (or even the site where I got it), but I have attached it here as it worked fine for me.

    It could be that this will do just as well however: http://www.tweakuac.com/home/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alex Davidson View Post
    I discovered that I couldn't change my UAC settings in Windows 7 and after digging around online I came across this thread: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/...3-705a13de486a
    which acknowledges it's a known issue but I suspect it will never be fixed as Office 97 is no longer supported.

    My fix was to download a utility named UACTweak.exe which presented a GUI that allowed me to disable UAC.
    I can't find an official site for the utility (or even the site where I got it), but I have attached it here as it worked fine for me.

    It could be that this will do just as well however: http://www.tweakuac.com/home/

    Hi alex.

    I had a similar problem and found an easy tweak to disable UAC from within win 7. why in gods name MS put it in after the fiasco in vista I will never know

    Thanks for the link


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