User Account Control (UAC) is a new security component within Windows Vista. UAC enables users to perform common tasks as non-administrators, (called "standard users") in Windows Vista, and as administrators without having to switch users, log off, or use Run As. A standard user account is synonymous with a user account in Windows XP.
User accounts that are members of the local Administrators group will run most applications as a standard user. By separating user and administrator functions while also enabling productivity, UAC is an important enhancement for Windows Vista.
We're working to make our applications Vista-compatible. The main purpose of this document is to help users run our software on Windows Vista systems as long as new versions are still in development.
UAC and its Admin Approval Mode are enabled by default. When UAC is enabled, local administrator accounts run as standard user accounts. This means that when a member of the local Administrators group logs on, they run with their administrative privileges disabled.
Most of EngInSite products should be currently elevated.
This scenario details the procedure to run an application as elevated one time. Use the procedure described below to install EnginSite products
Most of EngInSite products should be marked to always run elevated
Note: To perform the following procedure, you must be logged into a client computer as a member of the local administrators group. You cannot be logged in with the computer (or built-in) administrator account because Admin Approval Mode does not apply to this account.
This procedure cannot be used to prevent UAC from prompting for consent to run an administrative application.
When a member of the local Administrators group attempts to run application elevated, they are prompted for consent to run it. You can change the elevation prompt behavior.
Note: To perform the following procedure, you must be logged into a client computer as a local administrator.
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ includes a new and enhanced version of Windows Firewall. Like the current Windows Firewall in Windows® XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the new Windows Firewall is a stateful host-based firewall that allows or blocks network traffic according to its configuration and the applications that are currently running to provide a level of protection from malicious users and programs on a network.
The new Windows Firewall includes enhancements for better protection and more advanced configuration. If the firewall dialog appears while one of EngInSite applications is executing, simply allow the application to run and continue.
NOTE: Do not click "Finish" until "Run application" checkbox (if available) is unchecked to avoid running installed application without changing its compatibility mode. Do not run the application until the procedure described below has been completed!
NOTE. Installation files of EngInSite IDEs containing also Web server that will always be installed together with Perl and PHP IDEs. This Web server is *NOT* Vista-compatible. So always reinstall the server after IDE installation or re-installation and *BEFORE* you launch IDE as described below.
Recent version of EngInSite Editor for PHP is Vista compatible
Recent version of EngInSite Perl Editor Professional is Vista compatible
Perl Module Manager operates on files and directories that may be protected with Windows Resource Protection (WRP). You must either run PMM2 as administrator or allow full access to your Perl directory and all subdirectories before you launch PMM2 the first time.
Always install EngInSite CSS Editor as administrator!
1. Change to program folder ("[Program files]\LuckaSoft\EnginSite Perl Editor" by default).
2. Mark CSSEditor.exe to always run elevated as described above to grant write access for program configuration files.
3. Run editor. A prompt is displayed requesting permission to launch the application; click Permit and continue.
Recent version of EngInSite Client for MySQL is Vista compatible
EngInSite DataFreeway v.2.8 is Vista compatible