Re: Being logged on as admin and user at the same time (in XP)?
From: Herb Martin (news_at_LearnQuick.com)
Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2005 10:32:02 -0600
"Joe Richards [MVP]" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I would be concerned about what else that leverages the explorer process
> running as admin as well. If you do runas (or my preference cpau) on say a
> command prompt, only that command prompt and what you launch from it are
> enhanced. I am not aware of people writing active plugins for the command
> to go off and fire things up that are bad. If you launch some of the more
> integrated things such as explorer or IE I would be concerned that now any
> plugins now have the enhanced rights as well.
You are correct -- this discussion started mainly
as a warning about the "single instance" and then
evolved into how to get around that.
As I said, for me the command line is the preferred
way to do most anything you can do in Windows
Explorer and I seldom use it (other than TaskBar and
-- Herb Martin > > joe > > -- > Joe Richards Microsoft MVP Windows Server Directory Services > www.joeware.net > > > Roger Abell wrote: > > "Herb Martin" <news@LearnQuick.com> wrote in message > > > > Interesting Herb, I really did miss your point. > > While I have used taskmgr before to kill off, > > and/or respawn Explorer, it had never occurred > > to me to try this route to get Explorer running in > > alt security context. > > I commonly will have a cmd window open in the > > alt context and use it to launch whatever it is that > > I next need. However, never having been logged > > in as X but having Explorer running as Y, I am now > > sitting here thinking about its issues and just how it > > would actually play out. Guess I have some new > > experiences ahead :-)