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My current process of 'explorer.exe' is UAC enabled (has elevated permissions), but any program I start using the Start Menu etc. also has UAC enabled now.

How can I disable this? So, how can I run an application without elevated permissions from an application with elevated permissions?

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By running as a normal user, for example runas allows you to do this.

And I don't see a point in having explorer.exe run elevated? Can you explan why you did that?

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First of all, I'm sorry for the delay in response. I ran task manager using elevated permissions so as to display all processes. Then, explorer.exe crashed and I ran it again out of the (elevated) task manager... – pimvdb Feb 19 '11 at 22:25
@pmvdb: Well, you can choose whether you want to elevate or not:… – Tom Wijsman Feb 19 '11 at 22:28
I must be using another version of Windows I guess... – pimvdb Feb 26 '11 at 15:28
@pimvdb: Oh, Vista, no clue then... – Tom Wijsman Feb 26 '11 at 20:04

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