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Hi! I am Andrew Russell. I'm an indie game developer from Australia. I'm a Microsoft MVP for XNA/DirectX.

Visit my blog at AndrewRussell.net or follow me on Twitter @_AndrewRussell.

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My current game dev project is Stick Ninjas A 2D multiplayer platformer-shooter. I'm doing a weekly DevLog video series about it, which you can watch on YouTube.

My previous projects include:

  • ExEn, a cross-platform port of XNA that runs on iOS, Android and Silverlight
  • Light Blocks: cross-platform falling-block game to demonstrate ExEn
  • Dark: A 2D physics-platformer with fancy lighting effects (PC and Xbox 360)

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comment Force a program to run *without* administrator privileges or UAC?
@ekaj Unfortunately not. However it's not especially relevant: UAC is triggered by a program asking for elevation during process creation (the usual way - as in this case - is with a manifest). Once a process is started, it cannot change its elevation status - no matter what restricted resources it tries to access.
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comment Force a program to run *without* administrator privileges or UAC?
@ekaj I only specified that after I found out that it wouldn't work ;)
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comment Force a program to run *without* administrator privileges or UAC?
James: Actually - it looks like you can - I've updated my question.
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comment Force a program to run *without* administrator privileges or UAC?
Disabling UAC is not what I am trying to achieve. Also: your description of how UAC works is correct only in a general sense. It's possible for a program to request UAC when it doesn't strictly need it. And UAC happens before a program starts - once its running, if it steps beyond its permissions, it will simply get permission-denied errors.
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comment Mirror/Backup from SSH/SFTP to Windows
Worked for me, thanks. The command I used: "C:\Program Files (x86)\WinSCP\WinSCP.com" My_Stored_WinSCP_Session /command "synchronize local X:\Local\Target\Directory /the/remote/directory" exit
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