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UAC/IE Protected mode - BLOCKS my Namespace Extension RRS feed

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  • Hi, 

    Iv'e been updating my namespace extension from winXP to win7-32bit.

    All seems to be working except for the next scenario -

    When I open a file upload window in Internet Explorer 8/9 (titled "Choose File to Upload", open file common dialog browser window) I can't access the my namespace unless I'm equipped with Administrator privileges, or when I surf with "Enable Protected mode" (found in Security tab of the Internet Options) is turned off or the site is listed as a trusted site. 

    I also discovered that if I turn off the windows UAC then everything is working well and I can view and access files and folders in my NSE in the upload window. 

    I don't have any idea why viewing my NSE requires admin privileges?! While working under other common dialog windows or just a simple explorer window all is working fine with a standard user privileges. 

    I am using a release version so it's probably not a log writing access problem (sometimes NSE's use special folders such as "Program Files" for log files).

    Any ideas guys? 

    Thanks in advance.

    Ori. 

    Tuesday, February 28, 2012 5:31 PM

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