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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: content.screencast.com/users/TomWij/folders/Jing/media/… –  Tom Wijsman Feb 19 '11 at 22:28
    
I must be using another version of Windows I guess... i.imgur.com/hfM8N.png –  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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