User Account Control. The one that pops up and says "Do you want this unknown program to make changes ......." and you go ahead and click Yes. It was the constantly nagging software popup that turned off so many users in Vista. "Do you want to install this..." "Do you want this program to make changes..." "Do you want to allow this program to access the Internet..."

You can turn off UAC in Control Panel--> User Accounts and click on the "Change User Account Control Settings" link. There is a slider bar that sets the degree of annoyance or you can turn it off completely (forcing a reboot).

Pete Helgren
Value Added Software, Inc
www.valadd.com


On 8/25/2010 10:01 AM, Christen, Duane wrote:
Pete;

I may be the only one but what is UAC?

Duane Christen


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-----Original Message-----
From: wdsci-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:wdsci-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Pete Helgren
Sent: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 6:15 PM
To: Rational Developer for IBM i / Websphere Development Studio Client for System i& iSeries
Subject: Re: [WDSCI-L] Still having problems with RDP 7.6& Win7 x64

No wait!! It finally loaded and is running. Not sure *why* it took so long to load once UAC was enabled. But, it's running...

Pete Helgren
Value Added Software, Inc
www.valadd.com


On 8/24/2010 4:48 PM, Pete Helgren wrote:
Sometimes expediency trumps curiosity....

I re-enabled UAC and RDp basically hung on startup so UAC, at least in
my case, seems to be the source of the problem.

Pete Helgren
Value Added Software, Inc
www.valadd.com


On 8/24/2010 3:46 PM, David Gibbs wrote:
Pete Helgren wrote:
I've got it working fine on my laptop. But, after the "Honey, the
Broadcom WIDCOMM uninstaller shrunk my hard drive" episode, I had
enough issues that I disabled UAC which seemed to fix quite a few
things.
Oddly enough, I had it working to the point where it would launch before.

You could change the shortcut so it just launches as administrator
Setting it to XP compatibility mode seems to be working.

but it sounds like you are trying to get to the bottom of the
problem, rather than use a workaround...
Yeah, pretty much ... but I'm not going to waste a lot more time on it.

IMO, it *SHOULD* work. But, then again, a lot of things SHOULD work.

david

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