"White list" certain programs to "Run As Administrator", all the time. See how it enters a "secure desktop" with a classic Vista/7 prompt.
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Do the verbs of a file, like Run as administrator, and Pin to Taskbar.
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The Windows "Turn off" buttons are three or more steps away from the desktop work area, depending on your personal settings. This can be not only inconvenient, but downright bothersome at times. These programs can power down the computer, in just one or two steps.
The existing SendKeys class does not have a managed way to activate an external application. MSDN recommends that you should use the FindWindow and SetForegroundWindow APIs. However, this alone does not ensure that the desired application will have keyboard focus while the keys are being sent. This replacement module sends keys directly to the specified window without error.