The Windows User Account Control (UAC) notifies us when a program makes changes for our account on the computer, being a very useful safety feature, although criticized by the degree of intrusion that is when we are doing tasks that we know are safe, before UAC prompts have to interrupt what we’re doing to allow changes in the system.
However, some changes are not under the control of UAC, which could go unnoticed by us. WinPatrol is a program that will help us not only to have under control changes that UAC does not detect or not announce, but we can make some additional changes. For example, we can better manage the programs that start with Windows startup, services or changes to the registry, among other things. Continue reading “WinPatrol: Full control over Windows”