Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

How to bypass Vista's UAC using Task Scheduler and Tweak UAC

The UAC function on Windows Vista is a good idea however several applications like CCleaner and HostMan will not autostart unless you follow the instructions included in my archive file download it HERE from my SkyDrive

I have included an elevated command prompt and examples of the XML files that you can import into Task Scheduler and modify to allow the mentioned applications to run, also included is my PromptOnSecureDesktop reg tweak if needed for you system


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I cannot access my transcend Elite software as my computer says publisher unknown. What do I do?


This is what I researched on the Microsoft support page. It seems that you have a issue with what is called the UAC (User Account Control>
Here is the explanation: this is from the KB article.
Explaining the User Account Control (UAC) technology
User Account Control (UAC) was a new security-feature and technology introduced first in Windows Vista™ and later migrated and added to Windows® 7.

The way UAC works: When we execute a normal program, UAC first checks if that program has keywords like "setup", "install", "update" etc, using the UAC Installer Detection Technology (IDT) (If is a setup.exe then elevate). UAC also checks the programs manifest file for the "requireAdministrator" tag added in its manifest configuration, if that is found, UAC will then go to the next step. When UAC has confirmed the first step, UAC will check if that program is
blocked by policy or if the programs publisher is blocked, when UAC successfully confirms that it goes to the next step.

When UAC has confirmed the first two steps, it then checks if the publisher of that program is "Windows®" it's self, but in our case it isn't so UAC goes to the next step and checks for a regular publisher. If the publisher is verified (this means also that the program has a valid digital signature) then UAC will prompt with a gray background and gold shield icon: "The application is Authenticode signed and trusted by the local computer".

UAC in Windows® 7: UAC under Windows® 7 is basically the same, except that they done some "small" modifications. But, still the same rules apply in Windows® 7 as in Windows Vista™.

The modern programs under UAC restrictions
Modern applications/programs that run under UAC restrictions have their power to become "trusted"-apps. Programs like Google Chrome or other (e.g. Avast Antivirus, Mozilla FireFox or any other), are put into trusted directories (e.g. C:\Program Files\ and C:\Program Files (x86)\), and they are of course signed with a digital signature [For example: A signature from the VeriSign Time Stamping CA].

Please contact the manufacturer
You will need updated driver set for your External USB storage device usually found at the manufacturers site. You can disable the UAC but this is not recommended.

Jul 13, 2011 | Transcend Storejet 25m2 500 Gb External...

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what i can do for error 0001 0005 can u give me a description of that problem


This error is returned when activating the product.

In order to solve the problems related to the error code 0001:0005 during the activation procedure, the option UAC (User Account Control) protection must be disabled. This solution is only applicable to Microsoft Windows Vista operating systems:

Note: Disabling UAC will lead to a less secure system, so don´t forget to re-enable the UAC option as indicated in the instructions.

Next to solve the problem follow the instructions below:

  1. Access the Control Panel.
  2. Type in UAC in the search box and click Enter.
  3. In User accounts, click the link Turn User Account Control (UAC) on or off.
  4. On the next screen, uncheck the box Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer. Then, click OK.
  5. IMPORTANT: reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.

Dec 13, 2010 | Epson 9880 stylus pro Printer

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Remove secure mode in Windows Vista Ultimate


Note: Disabling UAC will lead to a less secure system, so do it at your own risk.
here is how you can do it.
Open up Control Panel, and type in "UAC" into the search box. You'll see a link for "Turn User Account Control (UAC) on or off":
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On the next screen you should uncheck the box for "Use User Account Control (UAC)", and then click on the OK button

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You'll need to reboot your computer before the changes take effect, but you should be all done with annoying prompts.

Feb 07, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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