[mswindowsxp] Re: Authorizations

  • From: Matt Fowler <mfowler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 12:47:31 -0600

We have a similar issue with an application vendor stating the user's need 
to be "Power User" level or higher. I have tried all the work-around's and 
found nothing that would work. The vendor states that this is Microsoft's 
development fault and they will do nothing to resolve it. It stinks!


At 11:44 AM 1/14/04 -0700, you wrote:
>I have only had a couple of situations which compatability mode for a
>particular program does not resolve the issue.....have you already tried
>running the program in that manner?
>
>Best Regards,
>Chris
>Access Data Corporation
>cruggeri@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: mswindowsxp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:mswindowsxp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Betz
>Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 6:14 AM
>To: mswindowsxp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [mswindowsxp] Authorizations
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>   Is there anybody on this list who has developed an application
>for WinXP and had to deal with the problems associated with
>"setting authorizations"?  Please contact me OFFline (directly).
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>   What I'm talking about is someone who knows how the stuff works
>that would make an application run correctly if the user is in
>Admin mode but fail if they are a Limited user.  No, I'm not a
>developer who can't figure this out and is looking for help - and
>no I don't need to know exactly how it works.
>   What I need is the correct words and phraseology to use to talk
>with the supplier of an application that I support.  This app
>requires that the user of the app be an Administrator in order
>to run correctly ... but it is an app that does not do any 'system'
>stuff and, in fact, is no more sophisticated than something like
>Office (it allows the users to update some forms).  I want to
>convince the supplier that they need to 'rework' whatever parts
>of the application are making it necessary for the user to be in
>admin mode ... and one way to do that would be to be able to talk
>to that person using the correct terminology.
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