Can not drag In Explorer View at Windows Administrator Mode!
When the File Manager runs under your admin mode and for example 7zip in normal user account (a medium integrity level)!
1.) Lower / Higher level processes and User Interface Privilege Isolation!
This is the security in Windows 10 and 8.1 (User Interface Privilege Isolation), this prevents lower level processes in this example 7 zip to sending messages to higher level ones in this case the File Manager Q-Dir .
For all Windows OS allow to send the drag and drop from admin to admin, admin to user and not user to admin process ergo program. Read more about Windows Integrity Mechanism Design!
► Dragging doesn"t work at all when dragging from a network (mapped) drive!
► Folders expand too quickly at drag over, in Tree-View
► How can i force, move, or copy of the data while dragging
► How can i synchronize directories whit xcopy.exe?
Quad Explorer is in Admin mode (... see Image-1 Point 1)
| (Image-1) Can not drag In Explorer View at Windows Administrator Mode!
Useful info (c) Microsoft:
2.) Useful info from (c) Microsoft about Interface Privilege!
The Windows Integrity levels define different levels of trust-worthiness for applications and programs running at different levels of secure access. Most applications in Windows 10, 8.1 and other Windows OS run at a standard user level of access at the medium integrity level. Applications and Programs at the medium integrity level do not experience any restrictions on how they interact with other applications and with data at the medium integrity level. Specific tasks, programs, services or applications that require the administrative rights run at a full and high integrity level for Windows. In the most case the Windows system services run in system integrity level, this is so because there are restrictions on their ability to interact with the default desktop, and they often run with powerful system privileges. A few applications that have been designed to run with the fewest rights possible, such as Protected Mode Windows Internet Explorer, can run with a low integrity level.
Read more about Windows Integrity Mechanism Design!
FAQ 109: Updated on: 21 August 2019 08:49
Q-DIR - FAQ-109: Can not drag In Explorer View at Windows Administrator Mode!
ist valid for Microsoft (c): Windows 10
: Pro, Enterprise, Home,
Windows and 8.1
: Enterprise, Pro, Home
: Enterprise, Home, Basic, Premium, Professional, Starter, Ultimate
Windows-Server 2016, 2012, 2008, 2005 .
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- This is kind of weird. I've tried to experiment again with File manager, and this is what I've got, when start it as Admin, I have this icon, and I can NOT transfer files from my emails:, when I start it normally, then I have this icon: and I can Drag & Drop the files from my emails or 7zip without any problems. Originally I set my shortcut to "Open as Administrator", and that's probably why I couldn't Drag & Drop the files.But this is pretty weird, because if anything, then it should be the opposite. If you need any info about my other settings, please let me know.?
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