User Account Control: Planning and Deploying Application Compatibility Databases for Windows 7
Updated: October 29, 2009
Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2
This document contains detailed information about User Account Control (UAC) in Windows 7 for the IT professional. If you need help and how-to information for using UAC in Windows 7 at home, see the following:
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This guide is intended for use by IT professionals. It provides guidance to help you plan and deploy application compatibility databases to Windows 7–based client computers so that applications that normally do not run as a standard user can run in the standard user environment and can use UAC. This guide includes:
Planning to Deploy Application Compatibility Databases for Windows 7 provides information to help you plan a standard user environment deployment. The following flow chart identifies the steps for identifying applications that may have compatibility issues when running in Windows 7 and for developing a plan to deploy application compatibility databases.
Deploying Application Compatibility Databases for Windows 7 includes instructions for deploying a standard user environment. The following flow chart identifies the steps required to create and deploy application compatibility databases.