Vista, UAC and Elevation in Rev

Dave Cragg dave.cragg at
Wed Jul 11 08:11:01 CDT 2007

On 11 Jul 2007, at 11:07, Scott Kane wrote:

> One simply names an executable charged with the task of performing  
> the update to "Update.exe".  This will elevate the app to full  
> Admin and produce a dialog in Vista for the Admin to Cancel or  
> Allow the program to run.

In the crudest of tests, I simply renamed my executable as  
Update.exe, and sure enough, it worked as you said, being able to  
overwrite files in Program Files without anything going to VirtualStore.

Thanks for the info. This could be very helpful.


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