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  1. jakkajo sk

    jakkajo sk

    5 giờ trước

    What if i can permanently allow my mouse macro app because i hate it that it wont saved mouse setting when run again computer

  2. R.a. Wheeler

    R.a. Wheeler

    6 giờ trước

    Why does Windows have this annoying feature? because it doesn't run things in a sand boxed environment like Linux, or Mac OS.

  3. 01101001b


    9 giờ trước

    It's a useless feature. It's useless if you know enough and useless if you don't.

  4. John Smith

    John Smith

    18 giờ trước

    I can handle the UAC, what I don't tolerate is it obscuring my screen... Now, when it comes to drivers, I can start ranting a LOT! Some asshole developers let the users drown without support, just because... I'm looking at you Konica-Minolta, and several others... Agree with the recommendation of not disabling it, I learned that the hard way...

  5. surject


    18 giờ trước

    UAC is useless since it's bypassable - and evil programs just do that. I got it off since I switched from XP to Win7 in 2011 and didn't have a single security issue - compared to tons of my clients machines I fix on a daily basis - with UAC on.

  6. TonyP0927


    20 giờ trước


  7. Evelene Maye

    Evelene Maye

    22 giờ trước

    It never occured to me that uac was annoying. I just thought it was just a normal thing to experience in windows. I started out with 3.1 when i was like 5 and all i wanted to do was paint with it. Then i found out it had games and i cant remember the name of the game but i spent all my time collecting keys and opening doors.

  8. Stew Fisher

    Stew Fisher

    23 giờ trước

    yey for half information. you missed out the obvious thing that it can block non-admin users from installing anything because it requires a user account with admin rights to install software. that is if you are a sysadmin is a very important thing about UAC to keep the little people from installing shit on their pc's they shouldn't.

  9. Ali Salim

    Ali Salim

    Ngày trước

    Thankyou for the website at the end .

  10. My Name

    My Name

    Ngày trước

    The missing UAC feature .... "Ask Once" or "Don't ask again"... once a program is approved, it should be considered to be trusted. That this option is not on the UAC dialog is one of the biggest pains in the backside of Windows.

  11. Russ G

    Russ G

    Ngày trước

    Remember kids, Windows VISTA was touted as the last version of Windows to be made. (They said the same thing about Windows 10. So don't place your bets! 😋)

  12. Atro


    Ngày trước

    This doesn't happen on my copy of Soulja Windows 10

  13. Lekgolo137


    Ngày trước

    I disabled UAC the first day I switched to W10, never thought of it again lol (several years with w10, and never got any kind of virus/malware)

  14. The Hamburgler

    The Hamburgler

    Ngày trước

    Who the hell is Paul?..........

  15. lestliness


    Ngày trước

    Well macs NEVER throws this prompt so what gives?

  16. Bandana Jha

    Bandana Jha

    Ngày trước

    how to get into rog rig reboot

  17. Prime-V


    Ngày trước

    Yeah windows 10 wont even let you download a file if it is infected with a virus

  18. Pedro Alves

    Pedro Alves

    Ngày trước

    It's so sad...

  19. x


    Ngày trước

    Idk i just find it satisfying pressing yes everytime

  20. .


    Ngày trước

    Why am I not bored by popups on MacOS?

  21. Syaifudin Aqil

    Syaifudin Aqil

    Ngày trước

    Floating keys

  22. GreyRabbitMedia


    Ngày trước

    Holy hell, that sponsor spot transition gave me whiplash.

  23. Antonio 1941

    Antonio 1941

    Ngày trước

    I disabled It. I don't give a fuck

  24. Locutus494


    Ngày trước

    No, I haven't seen that message pop up a lot. Because that's the VERY first thing that should be turned off on a new Windows install. Who the hell doesn't do that?!!!

  25. James Tate

    James Tate

    Ngày trước

    I miss widgets.

  26. Jerry Tiong

    Jerry Tiong

    Ngày trước

    that why i run in system default administrator account, no UAC

  27. emperorSbraz


    Ngày trước

    never (99.9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999%) needed it. always disabled it. i wipe the os and restore an image if it's not running perfectly less than once a year. time saved. profit. actually windows FUCKING UPDATE caused me more problems than running without uac.

  28. Taek


    Ngày trước

    U.A.C. doesn't do anything to prevent viruses from running.

  29. David Hess

    David Hess

    Ngày trước

    Shout out to NINITE 6 year paid subscriber

  30. poppet pala

    poppet pala

    Ngày trước

    the most annoying feature: *_S T I C K Y K E Y S_*

  31. ATOM Technologies

    ATOM Technologies

    Ngày trước

    Have you ever tried to install Arduino IDE? You will get 20+ UAC, for real.

  32. J Frye

    J Frye

    Ngày trước

    I hope this never happens to mac users and Linux users too. but jeez. I think windows user already encounter this.

  33. TrustMeIts Xpert

    TrustMeIts Xpert

    2 ngày trước

    My audio on my pc suddenly stopped working. I troubleshooted and it said audio services not responding. I tried everything from reinstalling my drivers and restarting the services. Does anyone know what to do

    • Windows 7

      Windows 7

      7 phút trước

      TrustMeIts Xpert Go onto the LTT forum or something. This has nothing to do with the video.

  34. gentuxable


    2 ngày trước

    To be fair the biggest problem on Windows 2000/XP was that everyone worked as a User from the Administrators group and XP made it worse by the UI. If people would have had a standard user account and used Run as another user we wouldn't have the need for UAC. It just limited the administrators privileges. Linux and Unix did a better implementation of elevating in my opinion.

  35. megadeth22885


    2 ngày trước

    wow, what a shill for windows

  36. Barney Fieldhouse

    Barney Fieldhouse

    2 ngày trước

    I actually miss widgets...

  37. Nas TGC

    Nas TGC

    2 ngày trước

    The Hello Kitty game was for no joke one of my favorite games when i was young

  38. Romner_set


    2 ngày trước

    Why isn't there something like "Allow everytime for this program"???

  39. James Roche

    James Roche

    2 ngày trước

    Can you guys do a playlist explain all hardware of the pc from the beginning?

  40. MrDegsy69


    2 ngày trước

    Is it Windows itself that's the most annoying feature? Its just that i could not find a single redeeming feature of worth in Windows 10.

  41. EmSprollie


    2 ngày trước

    Why do some apps make you disable it? I was installing software for my monitor and it made me disable it.. I turned it back on after

  42. Poe Tae Toe

    Poe Tae Toe

    2 ngày trước

    I hate the monthly cumulative updates the most! breaks something every single time!

  43. D Boer

    D Boer

    2 ngày trước

    First thing i disable when new install

  44. Sylkis89


    2 ngày trước

    Somehow sudo su-/root password requirement to do stuff on linux was never as annoying lol like I understand why UAC is there and I agree with it wholeheartedly and want it there but somehow other systems know how to do it in a way that is not annoying, yet windows makes it a nightmare lol

  45. AmstradExin


    2 ngày trước

    My list of things that are ACTUALLY annoying about Win10 instead of that ONE button press: -Windows aggressively switches back file associations after a program installation (Irfanview, Acrobat Reader DC) -Windows force people to use shitty programs over other shitty programs (When switching for example the default webbrowser) -Office 365 does not work under windows, it switches the standard Mail app to Mail from Outlook as a standard. Excel constantly crashes (Also in background) due to 10 years old unfixed bugs. IE Crashes constantly mostly in background. All the time. -Office 365 Online does not work in Edge (For example Teams) -Windows updates unsupported Graphics drivers and causes an update loop (older Geforce cards) -The new Windows Search is less useful than searching for the stuff you want yourself. -Windows credentials don't work with Outlook 2016 (When you change your AD Password, there is a good chance Outlook does not work anymore and you have to delete most of them, etc, you know the drill) -Microsoft removed the old "App standards by app-settings", waited 3 months and replaced it with dogshit -Thanks to Faststart, Windows does not start much faster and now and "Shutting down" does not restart your PC. -No, Cortana, stay in Halo. -Window's Standby went better and worse. It works better now on Desktops, but worse with Notebooks. Better don't close the lid. -Win+X opens a 'handy' menu instead of Mobility Settings....where idiots who were raised by iPhones, try to open an app by opening Apps & Features, clicking on colorful icons and complain that the app does not start. And this was just on top of my head.

    • AmstradExin


      2 ngày trước

      Oh I remember some more: -Adding a network printer that is easily available sends you through an odyssey of useless settings windows. -When you want to add a "Printer that is not in the list", sometimes, the text is replaced by something that sends you straight to a website. It seems Windows is not made for printing. -The Printer-Sharing feature pushes people to share their network printers that are already in the network and easily findable... and cause double the traffic. WTF??? -The handy network icon on the bottom is more like 'Windows guessing what's going on' than reflecting the reality. I had all kinds of weird combos..(For example, it shows no Wifi networks available, but is connected to Wifi, only 1 Wifi card installed. It sometimes shows 'No connection' when it connected to LAN....etc.) -Parent windows that cannot be moved because a child-window is still open...but what if i need both to move somewhere because they are blocking the view. Standard AD Tool anyone? .... All these things are worse than to click OK when you want to install some software....

  46. checksignalcable no

    checksignalcable no

    2 ngày trước

    Nah. I turned all those crap off and have no AV. Nothing ever happens, if you don't install some fishy stupid software that is. And even if it does, you can reinstall whole windows, drivers and everything in 10 minutes if you know how. And for buying online, i have a card that i put money and exact amount i need, its better that way in any case. But sure, security has to be included by default for average people, they may even not know they need that because they don't know the dangers, but thats why they need that in first place.

  47. MissFoxification


    2 ngày trước

    The "feature" I hate the most is focus theft. I click on what I want to use, I don't need windows forcing my attention to particular windows. It's as annoying as sound auto playing on websites D:

  48. Jay Greentree

    Jay Greentree

    2 ngày trước

    I dont need uac. I dont go on sites I dont know without researching them out first.

  49. 三咲美香


    2 ngày trước

    The most irritating, frustrating, annoying and down right infuriating windows feature. . . . . . The user...

  50. Dakjollidog NaniKaWaru

    Dakjollidog NaniKaWaru

    2 ngày trước

    0:02 Fuck, I was watching this video in Theater View on Desktop and thought another UAC permission popped-up.

  51. The Kombinator

    The Kombinator

    2 ngày trước

    1:52 - I 'member nail polish, perfume the smell of bicycle seats, cocktails, desserts. Lingerie. Remember lingerie?

  52. JP


    2 ngày trước

    Suggestion for techquickie: why phone brands make their own terrible Android-based interface instead of just keeping "pure Android" and adding their own brand apps as bonus features?

  53. Randall Collins

    Randall Collins

    2 ngày trước

    Ugh, I'm so glad I quit using Windows several years ago. WindowsNeverAgain

  54. Chad Cummings

    Chad Cummings

    2 ngày trước

    Lol good info... Also I don't care, imma keep turning it off and if it gets a virus, it's gers virus, only takes a couples minutes to format and reinstall when you save all the stuff you need on a thumb drive.

  55. Paul Coronia

    Paul Coronia

    2 ngày trước

    almost clicked the yes button on the video...

  56. GoldenCrayon


    2 ngày trước

    You think UAC is bad? Try any linux distro that does not run as root as default (none I cab think of) it prompts you to enter the root password every two seconds 😂

  57. Nob ody

    Nob ody

    2 ngày trước

    The most annoying feature in windows is windows it's self sense win8.

  58. Waces Ferpit

    Waces Ferpit

    2 ngày trước

    sudo ./

  59. Ray Zhang

    Ray Zhang

    2 ngày trước

    UAC is just a way to keep your computer safe and I don't think that bothers. It's really necessary to get the required permission and get to know what the program is actually doing which is compulsory in LINUX.

  60. Francisco Arenas

    Francisco Arenas

    2 ngày trước

    most annoying stupid feature is Windows deciding which keyboard you should use instead of the one you have installed on your computer.

  61. TheBypasser


    2 ngày trước

    What truly sucks about UAC is that it lacks one little option: to restrict an executable from writing anywhere outside it's startup path. Both would help the llamas to fight viruses and me to no longer look for a place where my program spammed it's data should I mess up the paths again :)

  62. DavidFish


    2 ngày trước

    3:45 "... written with UAC in mind" e.g. Installing the program in the "AppData" folder instead of "Program Files" folder like Google Chrome and Discord. Which I find annoying.

  63. Colin Lynas

    Colin Lynas

    2 ngày trước

    Gotta be the first thing I switch off after a format. If you have any tips to actually get windows to stop alerts even when switch off. That would be helpful.

  64. LiquidExodious


    2 ngày trước

    Thank you for not thinking it was annoying. No matter how so, I always had it on.

  65. pcuser80


    2 ngày trước

    I have created two C programs to bypass the uac control. One is a listener and the other is a sender. send command [command options] < program runs a admin without a uac popup.

  66. d00dEEE


    2 ngày trước

    Hit Windows key, type "uac", pull slider to the bottom. Problem solved.

  67. Ben Langenkamp

    Ben Langenkamp

    2 ngày trước

    Why are you installing FireFox at the beginning

  68. Bence Balog

    Bence Balog

    2 ngày trước

    Okay? If your browser would like to ask for administrative Rights then I would be unsure About your security. If You dont like it turn it of but I dont want to loose the feature

  69. gmanyyavailable


    2 ngày trước

    Sadly, UAC is as good as disabled by default:

  70. The Let's Play Mothership

    The Let's Play Mothership

    3 ngày trước

    Ubuntu is even worse ...

  71. Master Bluspark

    Master Bluspark

    3 ngày trước

    Windows installer is a pain. It writes a little bit of data to all HDDs connected to my pc for no reason

  72. SpAM_CAN


    3 ngày trước

    UAC is off on every machine I own, because I'm not a child.

    • Schilduin


      Ngày trước

      Well, as long as you have no important data on the machine and never use it for stuff like online shopping, go ahead

  73. Ben Gillam

    Ben Gillam

    3 ngày trước

    Great explanation, Shane my customers don’t listen to me no matter how hard I try. They just click yes blindly. Annoyingly still in 2019 there are still apps that insist on running as admin, sloppy programming if you ask me. The thing is Linux and Mac have had elevation prompt for years. It’s how it should be.

  74. peetoons


    3 ngày trước

    Eh. I keep UAC killed dead. It never squirms or groans.

  75. CheesyBread


    3 ngày trước

    UAC has never been irritating for me. Now superuser access in Linux is annoying lol.

  76. Purple Nerd

    Purple Nerd

    3 ngày trước

    pepperigde farm 'members

  77. George Chakhidze

    George Chakhidze

    3 ngày trước

    Oh, the naiveté! No, UAC does not prevent *poorly written programs* from 'making changes to your system', it simply makes sure you understand that it's on you, - you've made the choice.

  78. Rosen Dimitrov

    Rosen Dimitrov

    3 ngày trước

    1:00 as a dog owner this got me rolling 🤣

  79. Warren Puckett

    Warren Puckett

    3 ngày trước

    There is a simple solution. That is if you are not playing PC games. Linux. Got a HP laptop. A 9 year old laptop. When Win 10 forced its way on it. Could grind the coffee. Put it in the pot. You know of those antique things that make several cups at he same time? Pour a cup when it was finished and still be waiting for to finish booting. Linux fixed that. Even a Keurig takes to long brew a cup now.

  80. Mr Tom Waffles [Level Designer]

    Mr Tom Waffles [Level Designer]

    3 ngày trước

    The most annoying is the search feature of windows 10

  81. Dhalin


    3 ngày trước

    Here's my biggest beef with Windows7: NO SHUTDOWN without install button, if an update is ready. I hate it when Windows downloads an update and does NOT allow you to shut the computer down WITHOUT installing the update. Sometimes I need to shut down fast (I always turn the surge protector off before leaving the house) and I hate that it is impossible to shut down without installing update because updates take so freaking long to install, even small ones, even on an SSD. Sometimes I don't have 5 minutes to wait around for the stupid thing to install whatever update it downloaded.

  82. kason bryden

    kason bryden

    3 ngày trước

    Anyone notice his hoodie strings are wayyyyyy out of alignment? :O

  83. Jack Attack

    Jack Attack

    3 ngày trước

    I still think sticky keys is more annoying

  84. My1


    3 ngày trước

    Also in Linux this feature also exists but MUCH less easy than in windows. Sudo usually requires you to enter your password before giving away Admin rights.

    • 01101001b


      9 giờ trước

      At least it's much lesser intrusive. It happens when you require it, not every time just because.

  85. Zane Parkinson

    Zane Parkinson

    3 ngày trước

    The most annoying Windows feature: *_Having the Windows operating system installed on your computer._*

  86. ZeroAtrium


    3 ngày trước

    I'm not annoyed by it. If you had Windows Vista... man, that was critical back then!

  87. Deoxal


    3 ngày trước

    The problem I have with UAC is that the prompt doesn't tell what it wants to access. Mobile phones explain what is being accessed with runtime permissions.

  88. CaTaLYst YT

    CaTaLYst YT

    3 ngày trước

    Why don't Sony make laptops anymore??

  89. Vod MacDuff

    Vod MacDuff

    3 ngày trước

    I just disable it. I am not retarded enough to download or install some dumb shit.

  90. Andrew Neal

    Andrew Neal

    3 ngày trước

    1:53 Widgets are in Windows 7. I used the calendar and the cpu/memory utilization meters before I switched to Linux.

  91. Andrew Neal

    Andrew Neal

    3 ngày trước

    It's a good feature. It helps make sure nothing runs that you don't want to run. You covered the rest.

  92. ZedemMonk


    3 ngày trước

    I just wish Windows had the option to turn on admin privilages for a short time when doing fresh installs and multiple driver updates - the way sudo works in Linux.

  93. AirsoftSlo


    3 ngày trước

    That thing saved my arse before. I tried to open Word and it asked me if I trust this and that publisher. And I read it and it said some random chinese letters. Appered like I had a virus and did a clean install of Windows. Really cool stuff!

  94. d11ita


    3 ngày trước


  95. starlightsilvernight


    3 ngày trước

    My god these Ad transitions 😂

  96. Philipp Antonov

    Philipp Antonov

    3 ngày trước

    I've got baited for some shit few times in my life. Most of the time I was able to get out without any loss. Never turn off this function and always listen to your antivirus. Sometimes even official recourses can be hacked. Sometimes your traffic. You can loose all your money/accounts/personal data just because you were not paying attention. I've lost a bit. Could buy few games or new headset but lost this opportunity. Just be careful. Don't be me.

  97. Milos Vucinic

    Milos Vucinic

    3 ngày trước

    #suggestion TeckQuicky about Snap Apps from Linux

  98. pApA0LeGBa


    3 ngày trước

    People who know that programs can be bad don´t need this. All the others click yes anyway. So yes, annoying and nothing else.

  99. Cypher901


    3 ngày trước

    UAC = UrAvgConsumer

  100. MrDeadmanwalken1


    3 ngày trước

    😭 linus why you remind me of the death of widgets

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