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In the Windows 7 "System and Security" control panel category, the Action Center lets you change User Account Control (UAC) settings. In the User Account Control Settings dialog box, you move the slide bar control for notifications, and then you click the OK button. In this scenario, the dialog box does not close, and no change is made. When the mouse pointer is positioned on the OK button, and you press ENTER, the dialog box still does not close, and no change is made.
Note If you click Cancel, the dialog box closes and no change is made, as expected.
This issue occurs when Microsoft Office 97 is installed on Windows 7. The installation of Office 97 makes a change to the registry that causes this issue.
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You are notified by UAC before changes that require administrator-level permissions are made to a computer. To change the UAC settings, follow these steps:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Your-permission-please-Understanding-User-Account-Control-in-Windows-VistaSupport for Office 97 expired on February 28, 2002, and support for Office 97 Service Pack 2 expired on January 16, 2004. For more information, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/?p1=2507For more information about the products that are supported on Windows 7, visit the following Microsoft websites:
Article ID: 978591 - Last Review: July 12, 2013 - Revision: 2.1