Chapter 13. Security

One of the most fascinating parts of Windows 2000 is its security system. As demonstrated in the last 12 chapters, it is possible to almost completely ignore this part of the 32-bit API if you don't care to secure things. However, there are many situations in which the security features built into Windows 2000 can help solve some very interesting problems. In this chapter you will learn about the intent of the Windows 2000 security system, the concepts that help you to understand what is going on, and the techniques used to manipulate it.

Please note that some of the code in this chapter will not work as described unless you log in as the administrator. Only administrators have the rights that are necessary to perform some ...

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