Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#4162 closed defect (fixed)

VirtualBox installer on Windows starts VBox as administrator

Reported by: ygramul Owned by:
Component: installer Version: VirtualBox 2.2.4
Keywords: privileges uac Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: Windows


Windows Vista and 7 with UAC enabled, limited user account: UAC pops up when starting the installer, this is normal. The installer presents the choice of starting VirtualBox immediately after installation. Expected behavior here would be that VirtualBox will be started for the user currently logged in interactively, not the administrator account. However, the installer starts VirtualBox with the same privileges as the installer.

Change History (1)

comment:1 by pentagonik, 15 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Thanks for the report. This will be fixed in the next upcoming maintenance release of VirtualBox.

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