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Windows 7: Help with __COMPAT_LAYER

18 Sep 2012   #1

Windows professional 7 32 bit
Help with __COMPAT_LAYER

Hi All,

I am working of a product which is launched with the Beyond trust power broker so that it runs with the higher privileges. My application just starts the launches the application requested by user and leaves the process running with no process management.

Now due to Beyond trust my application runs with higher privileges and it causes the application launched by my application to run with elevated privileges and this is causing problems with heap memory, application failing to start and other random errors. __COMPAT_LAYER variable is not at all documented anywhere so i am looking for any value which causes the process started by my application run as logged in user rather than elevated user.

__COMPAT_LAYER=ElevatedCreateProcess (Default value)
__COMPAT_LAYER=RunAsInvoker (Fixes some of the issues)

is there any other value of this variable which causes process to run as logged in user?

My System SpecsSystem Spec


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