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Blocking standard user pop ups UAC

lapaz17lapaz17 Member Posts: 20
edited January 27 in NTFSD

Whenever I return access deny to user with my minifilter, it shows " you'll need to provide administrator permission..." dialog with admin logo (shield) . Can I just disable this behaiour? I do not want him to press retry(admin shield) or cancel buttons.


  • lapaz17lapaz17 Member Posts: 20
    Edit: Disabling UAC completely is not an option
  • Scott_Noone_(OSR)Scott_Noone_(OSR) Administrator Posts: 3,650

    This is entirely based on the application behavior in response to your error (i.e. one app might choose to display a UAC dialog, another might simply exit, etc.). Usually your only option is to return a different error status, which of course can lead the app to fail differently. Welcome to the strange world of writing an active file system filter!


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