David ****inson wrote:
> "Jimmy Brush" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> That's strange.
>> Do non-admins have read access to the folder?
> Hi, Jimmy,
> No. I removed the Everyone group from the share permissions because I
> want ONLY the Administrators group to be able to access the folder over
> the network. However, the NTFS permissions are the "standard" inherited
> ones from the root of the drive, i.e., Authenticated Users,
> Administrators, SYSTEM, and Users all have their usual NTFS permissions.
> David ****inson
> eveningstar at die-spammer-die dash mvps dot org
> Please reply only to the newsgroup, not by email.
I have verified this behavior.
This seems to be some sort of security protection feature, most likely
to prevent unelevated programs from bypassing UAC restrictions by
accessing administrative shares/named pipes meant for remote
administration from the local machine.
I am not aware of how Windows is accomplishing this or any way to
disable this, but if I find out anything else I will let you know.
I can say that if you access the share from an elevated app, then the
Unfortunately, you cannot easily (or safely) elevate an explorer window.
Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User
Windows Vista Support FAQ - http://www.jimmah.com/vista/