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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Using PasswordSafe in Windows 7

I am surprise to see the latest version (ver still does not have the embedded manifest file to tell the Windows 7 the execution level required. When you invoke the pwsafe.exe, it triggers the UAC's attention resulting in this message box:
Not nice. You can prevent this by unblocking it. To do this, you right mouse click on the program in Windows Explorer and then select the properties. On the general tab in the properties dialog box, you should see the 'Unblock" button as circled below:

Once unblocked, it will not throw up that frightening first message box.

Let's hope this annoying issue will be addressed soon.

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