Microsoft Rep Says UAC Is A Problem…. Seriously, He Did Say That…

From the file marked “duh” comes this tidbit. Microsoft’s Platform Chief Steven Sinofsky acknowledged that Windows Vista’s User Account Controls is an epic fail:

Sinofsky said that with UAC, Microsoft had what he described as “the best intentions” in mind. But its attention to informing the user about what’s going on and getting consent “possibly went too far.”

Possibly? How about UAC is annoying as all hell and shouldn’t have been there in the first place? Having said that, acknowledging that you have a problem is the first step to recovery. I guess the ultimate recovery will be Windows 7. But he won’t answer questions about that. At least not in this interview.

It would be nice if he did though. It would make people feel better about Windows 7 as opposed to thinking that it’s the “son of Vista.”

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