Andrew Arnott

News from my corner of the Visual Studio Project & Build team, programming tips, and solutions to common programming issues.

How to force Vista to NOT elevate an application

User Account Control, the feature in Vista that causes installers and some applications to require "elevation" to administrator privileges to run, cuts both ways.  It’s designed to protect users from apps that try to make system-level changes by giving the user the heads up that it’s about to happen and gives the user the chance… Read more