Long version: Running with limited rights means restrictions on a given program and (ideally) the damage it can do if malicious. This is not the same as a sandbox (e.g. Sandboxie), which is more secure, but also more complex. It's important here on TPFC to determine whether or not a program requires admin rights on a given computer (e.g. Veracrypt), to help users who may not have admin access (for work, school, or secured computers).
Other uses for running in limited mode:
- Suppress UAC prompts for programs that request, but don't really need admin (those that need it won't function)
- Encourage developers to avoid resource overreach, meaning some programs really don't need admin capability
To run in limited mode:
I recommend the suggestions over at TechSupportAlert, which includes: