Re: How safe is a "Limited" XP account?

From: philo (philo_at_plazaearth.com)
Date: 02/24/05

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    Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 14:48:10 -0500
    
    

    John Brock wrote:

    >What bad things can happen to me while using a plain vanilla
    >"Limited" Windows XP user account? In the most extreme case,
    >suppose I am totally reckless, and I visit every questionable web
    >site I can find, and click on every questionable attachment that
    >comes my way. In theory it would still seem that nothing really
    >bad can happen,
    >
    <snipped>

    any virus/worm you get will affect the entire machine...
    not just that account
    by setting up a "limited" account you are no safer than your own
    (hopefully good) common sense


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