Windows Vista’s User Account Control (UAC) was designed to improve security. But, when you’re running Vista with anything other than administrator the constant UAC prompts can be a real pain. In this IT Dojo video, I’ll show you how Task Scheduler and a custom desktop shortcut let you run UAC-restricted programs without encountering those annoying UAC prompts.

After watching the video, you can learn more about managing Windows Vista’s UAC feature by reading Greg Shultz’s article, “Run UAC restricted programs without the UAC prompt”–the basis for this video.