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  1. Steve V

    Steve V

    12 giờ trước

    I so did not need to see that g**damn fricking animated micosloth paperclip again.

  2. cannabalt


    3 ngày trước

    its not that annoying

  3. DanPROsak


    5 ngày trước

    Linus, that isnt widgets, that is gadgets

  4. ExecutorQ3


    6 ngày trước

    I'm saving myself a lot of headaches by not running shit stuff (including UAC). (and no, never had single infection)

  5. xorkatoss


    7 ngày trước

    lmao I just disable that feature :D worst case scenario I just format my pc and install win10 again but didn't have any problems in the last 5 years... just use programs you trust and don't download from scetchy sites lol...

  6. diamond newtest

    diamond newtest

    10 ngày trước

    Worst case for me... VORTEX ELEVATION

  7. mistamontiel00


    11 ngày trước

    Nigga FUCK UAC especially how it saves to nonsense VirtualStore w/e the fuck directory -.- Just MBAM if ever worry

  8. tubzvermeulen


    12 ngày trước

    Cool video thanks

  9. DarknessSlayer 54

    DarknessSlayer 54

    13 ngày trước

    But it's so satisfying

  10. Rayhant Aji Chatulistiwa

    Rayhant Aji Chatulistiwa

    13 ngày trước

    i not really annoyed about that feature, this just need your prompt...

  11. sachicorrea


    14 ngày trước

    One of the reasons to move to linux distros. You can look for the right program from safe and huge repositories. Just one problem: learn how to install them from terminal using linux instructions.

  12. Krozar TAL

    Krozar TAL

    14 ngày trước

    No. It's Sticky Keys. Will always be reminded of it the first game you play after a new installation. Always.

  13. Pixel Pavel

    Pixel Pavel

    16 ngày trước

    Its existence.

  14. Alex Ray

    Alex Ray

    17 ngày trước

    "Don't cut away from" I don't know what you said next, I was too busy cutting away from

  15. RedArrow73


    22 ngày trước


  16. ꧁Linky Chan ꧂Freezysforever

    ꧁Linky Chan ꧂Freezysforever

    24 ngày trước


  17. mikey hanrahan

    mikey hanrahan

    26 ngày trước

    doom guy is gonna protect us from demons and malware.

  18. Sean Scholte

    Sean Scholte

    28 ngày trước

    I ‘member widgets:(

  19. Halbeard


    29 ngày trước

    0:35 [BFG Division intensifies]

  20. Анатолий Сергеевич

    Анатолий Сергеевич

    Tháng trước

    Hate win10 because the deleted widgets.

  21. Nate Lever

    Nate Lever

    Tháng trước

    "We need to contact the admin if you want to breath" Maybe i should Photoshop user account control and make it say that

  22. parabolicpawn


    Tháng trước

    People have been bitching about UAC since day one. The fact is it keeps users protected from themselves. EVERYBODY wants security but do not want t use a single cell to take a second and think. Security (on occasion) takes time,resources, and God forbid a little awareness. UAC protects against exploits. Kind of like how it pops up to defrag (member? you member.) This is because it requires disk access at certain levels.

  23. Kroziks


    Tháng trước

    I would usually disable this option anyways, i would be more careful with installing random files though.

  24. RealDified


    Tháng trước

    I actually really love this feature, because it tells me if pieces of (child friendly) try to destroy my pc, so much so I turned it all the way up. xD

  25. Cody Williams

    Cody Williams

    Tháng trước

    UAC is useless for the reason shown. Also, anytime i get a new pc, its one of the first things i disable.

  26. Corcon


    Tháng trước

    If it would actually tell me what the program is trying to do, then I might get some use out of it. But just saying "I wanna make some changes to your girl" doesn't help me one bit.

  27. Armand B.

    Armand B.

    Tháng trước

    what about Focus Assist ?

  28. Martin


    Tháng trước

    Why does youtube suddenly think i am 6 years old again and only recommend me the most basic basics stuff getting explained like I was in kindergarten..? 😫 Hmm lets trick it with a search for quantum chromodynamics which is an interesting topic.

  29. PiotrK18


    Tháng trước

    Please get the fuck off from UAC. Everyone complains but nobody think that this feature increases security. Linux has the same feature and nobody complains... :/

  30. Ha!axy Sounds

    Ha!axy Sounds

    Tháng trước

    Virus: Hey, can I corrupt all this data? Windows XP: You bet!

  31. TheNasaDude


    Tháng trước

    Linux had root prompts way before UAC was implemented, and they require a password even today. IIRC OSx also prompts for passwords. But the only complaint is for UAC, a simple security feature that has been around for more than a decade now. The same for updates: we get angry if our phones don't get security patches or the latest Android version, we get excited for a new OSx release, but Windows should not upgrade. Why is this?

  32. Allie Doak

    Allie Doak

    Tháng trước

    It’s a stupid feature because most windows users will do exactly what you said not to do

  33. CuckTube


    Tháng trước

    windows is shit for security. the amount of intel code and bloat being let into the linux kernel and into every popular distro is concerning, too.

  34. Jin-


    Tháng trước

    Even more annoying is when Windows spams question if the program installed correctly.

  35. qwerty keyboard

    qwerty keyboard

    Tháng trước

    you mean windows itself? i had to

  36. Vinney49


    Tháng trước

    hahaha windows plebs go to linux XD

  37. Aaron Halsted

    Aaron Halsted

    Tháng trước

    My most annoying feature is when I want to eject a USB and Windows says that a program is running a file on the USB BUT DOES NOT TELL ME WHICH PROGRAM!!!

  38. Tatiana Searle

    Tatiana Searle

    Tháng trước

    I have installed Winaero Tweaker recently, and I'm loving it! It's like a one-stop shop for tweaking all my Windows settings (I use windows 10). One of the many things it allowed me to do is turn off UAC via a simple checkbox. And now I know where this feature is, so I can re-enable it at any time if I change my mind.

  39. Jm56Z


    Tháng trước

    I almost never got any, although I never disabled it. Maybe because I always "run as administrator" installers and everything that needs it.

  40. SuperFlamethrower


    Tháng trước

    My worst one is confirm file extension change Cannot disable

  41. John Pekkala

    John Pekkala

    Tháng trước

    UAC seems a bit lacking cause its not asking for any security like a password. In Linux or Mac you have to put in your Sudo password for you to be able to install or modify stuff and so it has a reason to be there. UAC seems just to be a dumb OK box with no security at all but just there to irritate the user more or less. You press Ok and you are in, no security at all! Well at least it warns you but still, id want a bit more security like in Linux so that not anyone at the computer can install or run stuff. It would be even better and safer then.

  42. Blaine Myers

    Blaine Myers

    Tháng trước

    What I don't like about UAC is the unregulated scientific experimentation that led to the demon's taking over Mars base.

  43. Fubar Snafu

    Fubar Snafu

    Tháng trước

    Most annoying windows feature.. Windows is now starting

  44. MWB Gaming

    MWB Gaming

    Tháng trước

    uncontrollable auto updates are more annoying

  45. pyro226


    Tháng trước

    Most annoying feature? Isn't that the one that tricks the user to upgrading to windows 10, despite clicking the X at the top right corner? Or upgrades that self-install and take down entire networks of computers? #fuckwidows

  46. Ridicc


    Tháng trước

    Doom : Back to UAC

  47. Dave Barrack

    Dave Barrack

    Tháng trước

    Hey, I like widgets. Well, I use Rainmeter now. Just like keeping an eye on my CPU/GPU and Network usage.

  48. yogibear2k10


    Tháng trước

    Nope, first thing I do when this comes up is turn it off along with defender! Both, useless! God I miss XP!

  49. AussieEevee


    Tháng trước

    I've always turned UAC off... same as I've turned autoupdate off... I'm a power user... I can manage my own security and updates.

  50. Rick Brannigan

    Rick Brannigan

    Tháng trước

    What a Segway!

  51. GuvernorDave


    Tháng trước

    Worst part of UAC is how it hijacks the entire fucking interface and dims out everything forcing you to click it instead the thing you were trying to do while waiting on the installer to load. It's just fucking obnoxious. Sure, go ahead and halt the install til I've clicked the popup but don't fucking hold the ENTIRE GUI HOSTAGE til I've dealt with its bullshit. It's just atrocious design.

  52. EDJ Development or Game Masters

    EDJ Development or Game Masters

    Tháng trước

    you can open something by accident

  53. Foebane72


    Tháng trước

    I always turn off UAC. I don't need it. If I could tear it out of the OS and makes others do so, I would.

  54. Sachin mathpathi

    Sachin mathpathi

    Tháng trước


  55. ♫♪Ludwig van Beethoven♪♫

    ♫♪Ludwig van Beethoven♪♫

    Tháng trước

    Freezing mouse is the worst feature of windows

  56. V12BigBlock


    Tháng trước

    Turned it off, never looked back!

  57. mashakos


    Tháng trước

    if ur watching techquickie to learn u probably shouldnt be disabling UAC lol

  58. Tiavor Kuroma

    Tiavor Kuroma

    Tháng trước

    advertising lastpass and using keepass :D that's how I like it!

  59. Robert Crawshaw

    Robert Crawshaw

    Tháng trước

    I'm sure that I had widgets on a Windows 7 laptop

  60. HyScript7


    Tháng trước

    Im fine with UAC.

  61. Coded Xtreme

    Coded Xtreme

    Tháng trước

    Speaking of knives... **Nope*

  62. Wil T

    Wil T

    Tháng trước

    The thing I find funny about UAC is every other OS has this too but doesn't cop the same amount of hate. The main difference is on macOS and Linux you also have to type your password again.

  63. Joe G.P.

    Joe G.P.

    Tháng trước

    try Rainmeter if you still want desktop widgets

  64. Sonia Blanche

    Sonia Blanche

    Tháng trước

    same thing in linux if you don't type SUDO every time you can't do shit

  65. Gregory Matafonov

    Gregory Matafonov

    Tháng trước

    Just imagine how much time of your life was stolen by such things... And things like connetcting USB A connector wrong side...

  66. Michael Pennington

    Michael Pennington

    Tháng trước

    It was overdone in Vista. Windows 7 got it right. The REAL most annoying feature is when windows resizes a window dragged to the upper left corner.

  67. 齐天语


    Tháng trước

    last time there is a no Microsoft software in system folder try to run, so I guess it saves my laptop

  68. Jaguar


    Tháng trước

    UAC ur average consumer

  69. fralyx


    Tháng trước

    Meanwhile on Linux ... su

  70. Olli K

    Olli K

    Tháng trước

    0:35 - Union Aerospace Corp?

  71. Jarno Ala-aho

    Jarno Ala-aho

    Tháng trước

    Well you need a antivirus and a firewall duh.. (knowledge of computers helps also)

  72. Kneedragon1962


    Tháng trước

    Roughly 3:00 in. UAC can at times be irritating, but it is a long way from being the worst thing in Windows. Linux allows the user to control his or her machine, and does not allow any remote people to control it. Windows was built on top of DOS, which was a cheap & easy single user single program OS, that could do batch processing but basically gave full & complete control of the whole computer, to what-ever program was running at the time. DOS originally was a hack on a device driver for a hard disk drive, adding a command interpreter. Over time, in Windows, this very slowly got tightened up, but even today, that's sorta where Windows is coming from. Linux is a back-yard 'copy' (a poor mans' version) of UNIX, and unix was designed and conceived and built from 1969, as a multi-user multi-task multi process operating system, for where a company (say Ford or GM) had one computer, and everybody had dumb terminals, and logged in to the one computer at the same time. The 'local user' mean everybody. Unix was designed for security in that kind of environment from 1969. Here we are 50 years later, and modern Windows is still not as effective in a multi user heterogeneous environment as UNIX was 50 years ago. Unix was built with these kind of ideas at its very core. Windows was built so people could expose themselves on Yahoo the purple palace and download screen-sheep & the latest viruses. 50 years ago, UNIX was a grown up operating system. Today, windows has almost got to that point but not quite.

  73. Arizen Bolt

    Arizen Bolt

    Tháng trước

    4:00. I was that type of person. When ever the uac popped up I'd always click yes. Until one day I unfortunately clicked yes to a "dejavuu" malware 😭 destroyed my whole pc. And worse part i work from home and all my work stuff got corrupted. I had to call my boss and tell him what happened. As we speak now. It's the 3rd month of me redoing all the work that was done last year. That wasn't backed up. So please guys. If your one of those people who just clicks yes everytime that pop up asks. Just stop now or you will regret one day

  74. westmkk1


    Tháng trước

    Omg the widgets haha

  75. thanasis47


    Tháng trước


  76. NewWorld


    Tháng trước

    I have it off and I have no issues to be completely honest. I don't install new programs at this point so it works out.

  77. clouds5


    Tháng trước

    Disabling this is always one of the first things I do.

  78. Joe Sullivan

    Joe Sullivan

    Tháng trước

    Can't stand all the UAC. Wish it would just have a "Fuck off already. If I break my computer, I break my computer". Too often have I, the administrator and only account on the PC, been told I'm not allowed to delete a file on the C drive or something. I manually scan anything I don't trust before running it. Annoyingly, the minimum option on Windows 10 isn't actually off, and still doesn't leave you alone.

  79. Kevin Masters

    Kevin Masters

    Tháng trước

    Linus - please do a video on the history and future of Microsoft Windows? For example, is Windows 10 technically the last version?

  80. CPY


    Tháng trước

    Using admin account without password is downright stupid, and using admin account for normal work is downright suicidal.

  81. Mr. Unknown

    Mr. Unknown

    Tháng trước

    what, it is an useful windows feature not annoying

  82. W B

    W B

    Tháng trước

    Remember the last time you said no because it was a malware?! I don't....

  83. M M

    M M

    Tháng trước

    1:52 with article 13 you will need to pay Matt & Trey for using(stealing) their member joke. :P

  84. ScarfFox and Friends

    ScarfFox and Friends

    Tháng trước

    I actually don't like the chrome doesn't ask if i want to download or run when i hit download o3o it's the one thing i like more on edge, that and you can look through history and stuff without going to another tab

  85. ballybunion9


    Tháng trước

    But UAC prompt tells us nothing.

  86. JETWTF


    Tháng trước

    I am on Win 10 and have those widgets. Clock, CPU, and RAM meter running in the bottom left of my second monitor. If I am playing a game I can quickly check the time without having my taskbar on both monitors. The two monitors are just because... I never look at em lol. And fuck UAC.

  87. Quirriff


    Tháng trước

    If only there was a Checkbox for "Remember this Program"

  88. Cubed


    Tháng trước

    4:12 That's the cue for cutting out from the video. XD

  89. Charles Bunnell

    Charles Bunnell

    Tháng trước

    As a long time Mac and Linux user (in addition to Windows), I'm used to having the enter an admin password or use the sudo command on the command line to install certain programs or perform certain tasks that only admins should be performing. It was nice to see Windows finally get on board with at leastvarifying certain system changes via UA, even if eskew the admin password part witch means it not quit as safe but still better then before.. I can understand why long time Windows Users would find UAC annoying especially as programs in the Vista days didn't take it into account so you'd get lots of UAC popups. Mac programs, at least from OS X on, never expected users to have full access to system folders the way Windows XP and earlier allowed. So they only made system folder changes if absolutely required. Yes, unless you install an app in your users app folder (over the systemwide app folder) then you'll need an admin password. But installing program doesn't happen that often. Linux can be much more of a pain in this area but not Linux users are used to it and understand it better vs many Windows users. My view is that you should stick with UAC because in the default setting on Windows 7 and 10 you don't generally need to enter a password unlike on Mac and Linux. I've gotten used to the UAC on Win 7 and 10 so they are not that big any more. Just one extra click in most cases.

  90. lexiolvsu


    Tháng trước

    Can I currupt this stuff? You bet! *windows doesn't care*

  91. Jackson Chen

    Jackson Chen

    Tháng trước

    It’s prob annoying as Mac with admin stuff on Mac cause You have to enter password on Mac (but safe things with lock will allow fingerprint to unlock if avalible)

  92. TheKehone


    Tháng trước

    Oh my fuck I forgot about widgets... We need those back 😭

  93. Clean GamiNG TV

    Clean GamiNG TV

    Tháng trước

    Rip sidebar.... wait.... there are programs on the internet that let you use sidebar on win10. I think one of them is called Gadgets revived or something like that.

  94. Mryourporn


    Tháng trước

    I have no problem with this after 3 years

  95. Countdown FUN

    Countdown FUN

    Tháng trước

    Why hello kitty.... Why not.... PUBG 😎

  96. Dark


    Tháng trước

    ...speaking of knives, don't cut away from this video before... *I'm cutting away*

  97. FairPlay137


    Tháng trước

    I remember that feature was pretty much hated at first by early Vista users... Thankfully we're all MOSTLY used to it by now. But, sir, we have a bigger problem on our hands: Windows 10 wants to restart your computer for updates!

  98. ElMariachi


    Tháng trước

    Does anyone still work on PCs with Windows? No reason for Windows besides gaming..

  99. Liam Speiran

    Liam Speiran

    Tháng trước

    Do you want to allow linus to make changes to this device?

  100. Weeb


    Tháng trước

    The best part is when you launch a freshly updated game and it asks you about firewall pass.

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