How to fix the video mode change for UAC

johnWeeGo.jpgI’m not going to debate the merits and flaws in UAC but here is a tip for those people that use UAC and hate the video mode change that causes that annoying flicker.

In group policy editor – gpedit.msc there is a setting to switch to secure desktop for UAC prompt. Simply disable this. Maybe UAC isn’t so bad after all

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