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IPC Security Error on Windows 7

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework

I have a two part application written in VB.NET which uses an IPC connection to communicate between an Internet Explorer Add-On and an application running in the Notification area.  Under Windows 7 it appears that UAC will not allow a connection unless it is turned down to the "Never Notify" setting.  When the client tries to connect to the server a RemotingException is thrown with the message, "Access is denied."

This functionality is absolutely critical to the application, but it may make my customers uneasy to turn down UAC.  Is there a way to configure the IPC host and client so that a connection is allowed without turning down UAC to dangerous levels?

This is my server code to setup the host:


 sChannelName As
 = "MyAgent"

 sServiceName As
 = "MyAgentService"

 sUserName As
 = Environment.UserName

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