Re: Surfing with User privileges



Russ wrote:
> Apparently a person cannot use these newsgroups operating their
> computer without administrator privileges. Just now I tried to post
> a new message with only limited privileges and could not get the
> dialog box for writing the new post to come up. This limitation
> hinders good security practice. I turned on the "allow pop-ups from
> this site" but that didn't work, and I turned on "temporarily allow
> pop-ups from this site" but that didn't do it either!
>
> In our home and business we are trying to use our computers with
> limited privileges more and more, to protect the current Windows
> setup and avoid spyware and adware. If programs used daily won't
> operate properly with these limited rights it makes operation
> frustrating.
>

While I agree it is ironic that you can't use the web interface without
admin privileges the best way to view these newsgroups is with a newsreader.
Outlook Express works fine. The server is msnews.microsoft.com. This group
is microsoft.public.security.

Kerry


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