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Registry Settings VB.net 2010 on windows 7

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In vb.net 2010 using the debugger i get the errror pictured.  If i run if outside vb.net in admin it works fine.  If i turn off UAC it works fine.  How can i get it to run in the debugger as admin?

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Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger) earned 2000 total points
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Start Visual Studio as an administrator, with a right click on the starting shortcut.

Or easier, change the proprieties of the shortcut to always run as Administrator.

When you start Visual Studio as an administrator, the copy of the application that runs in Visual Studio also runs with administrator's privileges.

A possible problem is that your final application will have the problem for all users that are not Admin on their station. Is that application written for admins? if not, be sure to test your application regularly through a regular account however, so that you can pinpoint the security issuses touching regular users as soon as possible.

If it suits your application, write the key in the CurrentUser portion of the registry instead of LocalMachine.
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Perfect answer.  Also the extra bits were great.
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