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How to start a GUI process from service, under Windows Vista/7

From Zero To One – Today I had a interesting challenge in front of me. I had to start a GUI application under Windows Vista or 7 with elevated privileges. And I had to start it from a restricted account. Why? Because the process was meant to start from a USB drive and act as a data synchronization tool. So in order to do some more complicated things, it has to have enough privileges. But it has to be started from a restricted user account, as this will be the account that will synchronize the data via the USB. After some debating, the decision was, to use a service that will start the GUI application. It goes ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Iztok Kacin @ 2010-01-13 23:14

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