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    Adding read/write privileges to process

    Hi,

    I am working on an application which is a Windows Service.
    There is another process which needs to be called from user context by my service. This I have achieved using Imporsonating logged in user token.
    Everything works fine with user with Administrator rights. But local or limited account , in a case where I need to read from critical file, The imporsonated process fails because of limited privileges.

    My Problem is
    1. My Service needs to create a process which will run in logged in user context.
    2. The new process should have privileges to read/write files (same as service)

    I tried different ways to do this but in vein. I tried calling AdjustTokenPrivilges() but it didnt worked for me

    Can anyone plz help me resolve this issue,

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Adding read/write privileges to process

    Hey guys..

    I need a help.. plz..

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