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As to the original question if you are running the ENTIRE shell with admin rights you might as well log in with an admin account and be done with it. You're basically destroying the purpose of the account division as far as security is concerned. What I'd recommend is running explorer as a separate administrator account. Easy solution for launching explorer ...


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If you install TeamViewer on your pc, and you have rebooted your pc, teamviewer will then be able to access the UAC prompt. From another pc that is using teamviewer, you can make a screenshot of your whole desktop while teamviewer is visible but does not have focus, and you'll have a screenshot of the UAC prompt.


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I found this page by looking for something as trivial as to set up a task bar shortcut to always run the command prompt as administrator. Richard's answer will work with programs that are not considered to be part of Windows' install (i.e. Visual Studio here), but probably not for stuff in C:\Windows\System32 for instance. Luckily you can set Run as ...


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For whatever reason, this MS fix wouldn't work for me, but after doing some heavy googling I found this VB6 Scroll Wheel Fix buried in some comments somewhere and have been meaning to update this post for posterity reasons. Here's the fix: http://joebott.com/vb6scrollwheel.htm


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The whitelist is part of Windows and only works for Microsoft tools which are signed by Microsoft, reside in a "secure directory", and have this entry in the Manifest file: So you can't modify this.



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