Monday, March 06, 2006

Run Processes as a Limited User with ProcessExplorer and PsExec

You really need to get out of the habit of logging into Windows with an account with administrator privileges. That being said, if you do need to run Windows as an administrator, Mark Russinovich reports on a feature the gurus at Sysinternals have added to their Process Explorer and PsExec utilities that allow you to easily run applications as a Limited User by using the CreateRestrictedToken API. It's a good read, and a handy new feature.
Read about it here.

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