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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WPF vs. Windows Forms, From Control Authoring Perspective

by Weifen Luo (DevZest) 17. August 2009 11:40
Recently I received an enquiry asking if I can provide documentation and support for DockPanel Suite similar as provided for WPF Docking, which he is willing to pay more for that. Well I love to get paid (who else not?), but after consideration I had to reply with the answer “no”. One ma... [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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