The Mysteries of Windows Vista User Accounts

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Security' started by Jason, Jun 6, 2006.

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    Jason Guest

    Jason, Jun 6, 2006
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    The Dude Guest

    It stated...
    "Running with administrator privileges is a root cause of many of XP's
    well-documented security woes."

    I disagree. It's because the world is full of morons. I can guarantee you
    that if systems came pre-configured to use limited accounts, they still
    would be plenty of security problems, because people just don't listen.
    Now with the new UAP, it just takes most of the blame off Microsoft and put
    it solely on the user where it belongs.

    I have used been using Windows since the very first version, used DOS before
    it and I have yet to get a virus or hack.
     
    The Dude, Jun 8, 2006
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  3. It's because the world is full of morons.

    I completely agree. :)

    Unfortunately most of the Windows users fit in that grouping...

    No OS will ever be able to fully compensate for the stupidity of the users.


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    Joe Richards [MVP], Jun 8, 2006
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