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Wow, that sounds like a great way to secure the box, but I do agree with you that software developers generally need more free access to their box to get their jobs done efficiently.

Since you can't change IT, to make the pain on you less, you can probably use the scheduled tasks feature to make a way to launch the device manager as that privileged user without having to go through the UAC annoyance (nor the trouble of entering the account's password). See here[^] (it also works on Win8). You can pin that task to your start menu so its convenient. That's what I've done for the occasional times I need to run VS as admin.

Think of it as a poor man's low security sudo for Window.
We can program with only 1's, but if all you've got are zeros, you've got nothing.

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