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Detecting if an application is running as an elevated process, and spawning a new process using elevated permissions

, 20 Jan 2012 CPOL 16.9K 5
Recently I was writing some code to allow a program to register itself to start with Windows for all users. On Windows 7 with User Account Control (UAC) enabled, trying to write to the relevant registry key without having elevated permissions throws an UnauthorizedAccessException exception. If you w




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