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UserAccountControl Class

Helper Functions for Privileges and Elevation Status
Inheritance Hierarchy
SystemObject
  TomsToolbox.DesktopUserAccountControl

Namespace:  TomsToolbox.Desktop
Assembly:  TomsToolbox.Desktop (in TomsToolbox.Desktop.dll) Version: 1.0.70.0
Syntax
public static class UserAccountControl

The UserAccountControl type exposes the following members.

Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertyStatic memberUacShieldIcon
Gets a handle of the UAC (user account control) shield icon.
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Methods
  NameDescription
Public methodStatic memberGetProcessIntegrityLevel
The function gets the integrity level of the current process. Integrity level is only available on Windows Vista and newer operating systems, thus GetProcessIntegrityLevel throws a C++ exception if it is called on systems prior to Windows Vista.
Public methodStatic memberIsCurrentUserInAdminGroup
The function checks whether the primary access token of the process belongs to a user account that is a member of the local Administrators group, even if it currently is not elevated.
Public methodStatic memberIsCurrentUserInGroup
Determines whether the current user is in the specified group.
Public methodStatic memberIsProcessElevated
The function gets the elevation information of the current process. It dictates whether the process is elevated or not. Token elevation is only available on Windows Vista and newer operating systems, thus IsProcessElevated throws a C++ exception if it is called on systems prior to Windows Vista. It is not appropriate to use this function to determine whether a process is run as administartor.
Public methodStatic memberIsRunAsAdmin
The function checks whether the current process is run as administrator. In other words, it dictates whether the primary access token of the process belongs to user account that is a member of the local Administrators group and it is elevated.
Public methodStatic memberIsUserInAdminGroup
The function checks whether the object associated with the access token belongs to a user account that is a member of the local Administrators group, even if it currently is not elevated.
Public methodStatic memberIsUserInGroup
Determines whether the current user is in the specified group.
Public methodStatic memberLogOnInteractiveUser(NetworkCredential, SafeTokenHandle)
Logs on the user with the given credentials as an interactive user.
Public methodStatic memberLogOnInteractiveUser(String, String, String, SafeTokenHandle)
Logs on the user with the given credentials as an interactive user.
Public methodStatic memberPromptForCredential
Prompts the user for credential.

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