I am, for better or worse, an administrator on my Windows 7 machine. However, even then, I still need to run certain programs "as Administrator" - for example, Visual Studio 2008 when working with local IIS sites.
I also like to have the extra buttons on my IntelliMouse Optical doing non-standard things, like representing Ctrl and Shift.
However, when in VS running as administrator, these settings aren't picked up, just like my mapped drives aren't picked up - I would understand this if I was logging in as a different user, supplying credentials, etc, but I'm not, I'm just pressing "Yes" at the UAC prompt.
Normally, I'd just right click the item in the start menu and select "Run as administrator", but that's not an option on the context menu for either the Microsoft IntelliPoint Mouse application that appears under "Programs", nor the "Mouse" control panel item.
Running the control panel as administrator also doesn't seem to help.
So has any one got any suggestions on how I can configure my mouse buttons for the elevated version of me that Visual Studio is running as?