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how disable"RUN AS" in windows XP? Answered


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9 years ago

through the registry (CAUTION! know what you are doing here!):
go to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer

Then create a new DWORD value named HideRunAsVerb and assign it a value of 1.

In a domain environment, you can disable RunAs using the Software Restriction Policies feature of Group Policy. To do this, open the appropriate GPO in the Group Policy Object Editor and locate the following node in the console tree:

Computer Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Software Restriction Policies

Right-click on this node and select New Software Restriction Policies, then right-click on Additional Rules and select New Path Rule. Now type the path to runas.exe and make sure the policy is set to disallowed.

If you prefer to apply this policy to specific users instead of computers, use a GPO linked to an OU where the user accounts reside and configuring Software Restriction Policies using User Configuration instead of Computer Configuration, such as:

User Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Software Restriction Policies


10 years ago

Right-click on My Computer and choose "Manage".  In the left-hand side of the console towards the bottom, select "Services" under "Services and Applications".  On the right-hand panel, right-click on "Secondary Logon" and choose "Properties".  Towards the middle, change the start-up type to "Disabled" and then hit the Stop button.

This change should be global, affecting all users.