Demystifying AppContainers (Part II): Internet Explorer 10

Posted by RayC on February 18 2013, 5:07 PM.

Anyone who will ever create a Modern UI App for the Windows Store has to obey Microsoft rules for app development. Rule #1 is that the app will run in an AppContainer and must declare only the minimum list of capabilities that your app needs for its core functionality. Some capabilities appear to be more special than others. If your Modern UI App requires capabilities like enterpriseAuthentication, sharedUserCertificates, or documentsLibrary, you are subject to even more strict rules and additional review and testing.

Internet Explorer appears to be a special case when you look at its capabilities. Internet Explorer is Trusted and allowed to use all System capabilities. At least, that is what the UI says…


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