Platform Application Compatibility

ISV Targeted Vista App Compat Topics

August, 2006

  • Platform Application Compatibility

    MIC and saving files

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    UAC has something called Mandatory Integrity Control or MIC. It is a security enhancement that is orthogonal to the existing Windows security model. Let me explain. The traditional security model was based on a token of a process. If a process was running...
  • Platform Application Compatibility

    000006c6 in NdrClientCall2

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    Security got a lot of attention in Vista. UAC, LoRIE, Session 0 isolation are all prime examples. There are other areas that don’t get as much attention, but the OS implementation has changed and things that used to work in XP days, all of a sudden break...
  • Platform Application Compatibility

    Access Violation in SHGetDesktopFolder

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    We found an interesting issue the other day when a call to SHGetFileInfo crashed with an Access Violation. Entry in the c all stack contained the following like this: Access violation - code c0000005 . .. shell32!SHGetDesktopFolder+0xa0 ... shell32...
  • Platform Application Compatibility

    Introduction

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    This blog is maintained by a group of consultants from the Microsoft's US Enterprise Services - ISV Practice. We are working with ISVs to make sure that their applications are running well on Windows Vista. This keeps us fairly busy, predominantly because...
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