Posts on running as a least privilege user (non-admin)

published: Thu, 16-Jun-2005   |   updated: Sat, 6-Aug-2016
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Here are the articles I've written regarding running as a least privilege user.

Signing assemblies as non-admin

The solution to this problem has just wasted the last 2 hours of my life, so I thought I'd post it here for everyone else and for future reference. If you are developing as LUA (a least privilege user) then you'll find that you can't sign assemblies. Read more...

From the freaking annoying department...

I used Google Desktop Search. I installed it ages ago when it first came out and it seemed to do what I wanted. Then I got worried that it didn't seem to be picking up my most recent files. Cue, without further ado, a major rant and a major waste of time. (Updated 16-Jun-05) Read more...

More on being a limited user

Paul Grade responded with some extra information to my recent posting about being a limited privilege user. One of the items was something I'd missed the first time round and I have to admit it's a biggie. Read more...

Being a limited user

Well, it's been several months since I decided to revoke the administrator rights for my main user account on my tablet PC. It was interesting to say the least in the beginning, but now I'm totally used to it and wouldn't change back. Here's a few notes about my experiences. Read more...