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Re: Windows 7 / Windows 2008, UAC, IIS8

From: Leo Davidson <leonudeldavidson_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 21:37:05 +0000

On 29 December 2010 15:42, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com> wrote:

> Um... you can certainly run Windows Explorer "as admin". It works fine.

As I remember, you can either run Explorer as admin or run it
normally. You cannot do both. That includes your actual Desktop. So,
practically, you cannot run Explorer elevated (or if you do you might
as well just turn off UAC as your desktop and every other Explorer
window, and every thing you launch from them are all elevated).

> I'm pretty sure you CAN'T elevate a running process.

I didn't say you could. A new TortoiseSVN process is generally
launched in reaction to each context menu command, for the duration of
that command (and independent of any other TortoiseSVN commands). You
can run that command elevated if you want to. That's all I mean.

> You can do the same by running an elevated Windows Explorer as I said above.

Except you cannot easily run Explorer elevated, except in ways where
you might as well simply turn off UAC, as I said.

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