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Prompting for user credentials when starting application


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#1 unclepickle1

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Posted 13 February 2012 - 10:34 AM

Hey guys,

I'm developing an application for our IT Helpdesk to do some common tasks like installs, drive mapping, etc...

However this application needs to be run as administrator. Is there a way to get the application to bring up the RunAs prompt as soon as it runs, so the user doesn't have to do a Shift + Right click > Runas?

Thanks
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#2 logicPwn

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 06:44 PM

Perfect guide: Make your Visual Basic application run as administrator | Mahdi Hazaveh

I'm assuming it only works that easy in Visual Studio though.
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