Re: How safe is a "Limited" XP account?
From: philo (philo_at_plazaearth.com)
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,
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