Re: Risk by granting all users admin priveledges

From: David Robbins (drobbins_at_eprisolutions.com)
Date: 05/07/03


Date: Wed, 7 May 2003 13:07:36 -0400


i would try making them 'power users' first. that gives privileges to
install some types of software, and to access folders under the 'program
files' folder that some programs use for private data. but it doesn't give
full admin privileges.

"mec" <mailtomec@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:e21b056c.0305070805.15a24d2d@posting.google.com...
> Hi, due to major problems when running apps with 'user' priveledge I
> am about to grant all users (my family) the 'admin' priveledge on my
> private stand-alone PC. Having installed an antivirus scanner +
> firewall, I would expect this setup to (at least) equal my former
> Win98 setup, as regards security level. Agree?
>
> Cheers, Martin DK.