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Elevated Priviledges

Topics: Developer Forum
Oct 7, 2010 at 6:09 PM

Why does Terminals need elevated priviledges when it runs?  Is this necessary? 

Oct 7, 2010 at 7:02 PM

> Why does Terminals need elevated priviledges when it runs?  Is this necessary?

It writes its configuration files to the same directory as it is installed and so if you install it to \program files and you are running vista/w7 then the answer is yes it is necessary.

Secondly, it needs elevated privileges because the exe is flagged as needing it,  so the question then becomes . 'Will it work if I remove this flag?'

I don't know, and I have not seem a definitive answer. Basically, I am running a version that is not running in admin mode, which works, but then I am not using all its features. 

For example, I use rdp connections, ras connections and websites (for running logmein) , but not telnet/ citrix, vnc, ssh or the networking tools and probably a load of other stuff.

See previous thread "Permission to install and run"  ( http://terminals.codeplex.com/Thread/View.aspx?ThreadId=217166 ) for more details.