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2answers
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How to run a program marked as requiring elevation via UAC without actual elevation on Windows 7?

I have a program, specifically an installer, which is marked is requiring elevation with highestAvailable approach. I am using an administrator account with UAC at the highest level. Is it possible ...
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1answer
419 views

Policy exception for Windows User Account Controls and Update.exe

So... Apparently Windows has a list of filenames that require extra rights to run, included in this list is Update.exe, which happens to be the name of the file I'd like my clients to run without ...
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2answers
226 views

Vista cmd.exe fails to run if users and/or auditors group not present

In the current environment there exists a policy where files within %system32% are only allowed to be owned by System and Administrators. An issue has arisen where after converting these ...
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3answers
669 views

Why does Vista UAC kick in for “Install a program from the network”?

I have a network which I am managing using System Center Essentials 2007. For the size network I have, it does the job adequately enough. However, there is one little nit-picky thing I am trying to ...
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5answers
530 views

How important is UAC for developers?

Our small team of developers primarily uses Windows Vista. There has been some debate about the importance of Vista UAC (User Account Control). How important is UAC for experienced users, ...
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3answers
269 views

On Windows Vista, is there a way to allow an application to always run with elevated permissions?

Here is the scenario, I have an application that requires elevated permissions to run on my Windows Vista based HTPC, but I don't want to disable UAC because the computer is always connected to the ...
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1answer
912 views

Disable UAC And Windows Security Center alerts under Vista Business

We have a few Windows Vista Business with User Account Control turned off (the reason is because those machines need to run a series of programs that do not work with UAC, the boxes have no Internet ...
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3answers
838 views

Elevating Windows installer in Vista

Vista requires elevated rights for installers which install drivers or other system items. Pointsec has one of these installers with the problem that the installer itself does not request elevation so ...