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Forum: System Security 26 Aug 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 6,554
Posted By MrBrian
How to run a program elevated at startup in a standard account

How to run a program elevated at startup in a standard account in Vista or later when UAC is not disabled:

We'll use a program called RunasSpc.

1. Log into a standard account and download...
Forum: System Security 15 Aug 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,670
Posted By MrBrian
Rootkits can be present on x64. See Some...

Rootkits can be present on x64. See Some Observations on Rootkits - Microsoft Malware Protection Center - Site Home - TechNet Blogs...
Forum: System Security 12 Aug 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 5,415
Posted By MrBrian
For those who don't want to read the large thread...

For those who don't want to read the large thread that I mentioned, here's my answer from that thread:...
Forum: System Security 12 Aug 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 5,415
Posted By MrBrian
Also see...

Also see http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/92159-bad-turn-off-user-account-control.html.
Forum: System Security 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By MrBrian
Have you looked into Microsoft's Windows Server...

Have you looked into Microsoft's Windows Server Update Services? It's free.
Forum: System Security 05 Aug 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By MrBrian
Also regarding solution #4, you can use free...

Also regarding solution #4, you can use free program VistaUACMaker to do this for you. Download it at VistaUACMaker : Make your application UAC compliant for Vista/Win7 - www.SecurityXploded.com...
Forum: System Security 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,209
Posted By MrBrian
I have UAC set to max. When using my admin...

I have UAC set to max. When using my admin account, the UAC prompt doesn't bother me too much. When using my standard account, I generally avoid elevating via UAC prompts because a) supplying admin...
Forum: System Security 25 Jul 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 5,520
Posted By MrBrian
In practice, at least in my case, there isn't...

In practice, at least in my case, there isn't much ongoing maintenance needed with NoScript. There is an initial period where you need to whitelist domains to get your commonly used websites to work...
Forum: System Security 20 Jul 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By MrBrian
Regarding solution #4, Microsoft has a free...

Regarding solution #4, Microsoft has a free program Mt.exe that works with manifests.
Forum: System Security 20 Jul 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By MrBrian
4. Add or change the application's manifest;...

4. Add or change the application's manifest; specify 'AsInvoker'. See How To Insert An Application UAC Manifest into EXE Files with Resource Editor...
Forum: System Security 28 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,697
Posted By MrBrian
Another reason to use UAC: because of UAC...

Another reason to use UAC: because of UAC prompts, one may be alerted to the presence of malware that wants admin privileges, which may spur one to initiate an on-demand malware scan - the malware...
Forum: System Security 26 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,697
Posted By MrBrian
Turn on UAC. In properties of Ableton's .exe in...

Turn on UAC. In properties of Ableton's .exe in Windows Explorer, check "Run this program as an administrator".
Forum: System Security 24 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,697
Posted By MrBrian
Does Ableton Live 7 work when run elevated?

Does Ableton Live 7 work when run elevated?
Forum: System Security 23 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,697
Posted By MrBrian
The general point is that turning off UAC causes...

The general point is that turning off UAC causes some programs to fail in a standard account that would otherwise work fine with UAC on.

From...
Forum: System Security 21 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,697
Posted By MrBrian
Nice post also, zzz2496. Some thoughts about...

Nice post also, zzz2496.

Some thoughts about your points:
1. If you're using a standard account and not actually elevating anything, then I believe that any time differences are for most intents...
Forum: System Security 21 Jun 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,774
Posted By MrBrian
Two methods: a) How to avoid typing UAC...

Two methods:

a) How to avoid typing UAC (User Account Control) credentials for selected programs - Wilders Security Forums (http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=267203)
b)...
Forum: System Security 21 Jun 2010
Replies: 97
Views: 19,697
Posted By MrBrian
Disabling UAC basically results in a return to...

Disabling UAC basically results in a return to the Windows XP security model. Here are some consequences of disabling UAC:

a) When using standard account:


loss of protective benefits of...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Jun 2010
Replies: 452
Views: 704,261
Posted By MrBrian
You're welcome Gerry :). I'm glad that at least a...

You're welcome Gerry :). I'm glad that at least a few people have found the information useful.
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