Robert McLaws: Windows Edition

Blogging about Windows since before Vista became a bad word

Neat UAC Tip

Wanna see what your current user's credentials allow you to do? Open up the Command prompt and type whoami /all. You'll get a printout of your filtered token with all your user rights.

Also, a tidbit that I didn't know until today, UAC knows which window called for an elevation prompt, and UAC overlays the consent dialog directly over the parent window. That way you know exactly which program caused the elevation.