UAC Demystified

by Weifen Luo (DevZest) 25. August 2009 11:00
After posting the blog Programming Elevated Privilege / UAC, I realized I should post a separate blog to discuss UAC first. Before Window NT (Windows 3.1, Win95, 98), there is no concept of user or user privilege. At that time, Windows are built on top of DOS, and DOS is a very simple operating sys... [More]

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Programming Elevated Privilege/UAC

by Weifen Luo (DevZest) 14. August 2009 16:01
  Download Source: ElevatedPrivilege.zip (40KB) Introduction Running applications with more privileges than required is against the principle of least privilege, and may have potential security vulnerability. To defend this, Windows Vista introduces User Account Control (UAC), to p... [More]

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