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How to work with password managers and UAC

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How do I work with password managers and secure desktop?

We use a password manager but in Windows 10 because UAC prompt runs as a Secure Desktop, we can no longer paste passwords into the password field when we need to elevate privileges.

I know that there are ways to suppress this behaviour with group policy, but we are trying to work to security best practice and so that isn't ideal either.

However, these passwords are too complex for people to be typing in, so not sure how best to proceed?

Just wondering how other people are handling this kind of thing?


Jon
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