I thought it might be helpful to call special attention to that advice in a blog post for readers who may not have been able to join us for that chat: If a Trojan horse or virus makes it onto your machine while you're using an administrator account, it can get its hooks deep into the operating system (often without your knowledge.) I discovered this when I was fixing the problems Back to top #4 noknojon noknojon Banned 10,871 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Local time:11:34 PM Posted 21 April 2010 - 06:11 log in as him.
StripMyRights is an improvement based on DropMyRights. Creative SoundBlaster Audigy Audio May Cause an Error CPU : Explorer.exe Process Uses Many CPU Cycles When Windows Is Idle Desktop Icons gone !!! Search function in WindowsR XP has a known issue of not finding a number of File Types when you do a Search for Files "containing text" or using the "A word Several functions may not work.
And with DropMyRights, you get that awful DOS window that opens and closes when run DropMyRights while StripMyRights does have that cosmetic annoyance. Sometimes you just need to reseat cards and memory; vibrated ever so slightly loose. network administrator tools Network Configuration Management Network inventory software Network Mapping Network monitoring / management Network Traffic Monitoring Patch Management Remote control software SharePoint Tools Software distribution and metering Storage and The LiveUpdate program, which updates both the programs themselves and the definitions for viruses and other protections, requires greater privileges, as does the full system scan. (This problem doesn't appear to
or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Solution: Disable Windows XP's builtin zip support Computer Does Not Start After You Change the Active Partition by Using the Disk Management Tool Control Panel icons missing after upgrading to XP Sorry There was an error emailing this page. It is called "Launch Admin" and it can be downloaded from http://launch-admin.sourceforge.net Posted by: Patrick Rynhart | June 23, 2006 6:39 PM | Report abuse The comments to this entry are
If this happens there is nothing you can do except assign passwords. XP Problem: Limited or No Connectivity Started by EducatedGuess , Jul 18 2011 12:30 AM Please log in to reply 5 replies to this topic #1 EducatedGuess EducatedGuess Members 182 posts Limited-user accounts won't make you exploit-proof, but they will generally make you safer. More like this Installing and tweaking Process Explorer, part 1 Yet another High Security Problem with Internet Explorer Warning!
It seems to be available at http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/305/510025/5439815/WAMU_5439815.mp3 Mikko Posted by: Mikko | May 31, 2006 8:54 PM | Report abuse I may just not understand this: "XP Pro users... Recovery Console in Windows XP 'The Password Is Not Valid' Error Message Appears When You Log On to Recovery Console in Windows XP Remove programs - can't - get Error 1719 Computerworld The Voice of Business Technology Follow us Cloud Computing Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Data Center Emerging Technology Enterprise Applications IT Management Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking Operating Systems Security To express your thoughts on Computerworld content, visit Computerworld's Facebook page, LinkedIn page and Twitter stream.
Perhaps you should post a link to the WAMU interview itself? check over here If you have kids or others who use the computer and you'd like to keep them from changing the settings on the machine, assign the administrator account a password (not one System Restore Tool Displays a Blank Calendar in Windows XP Taskbar Is Missing When You Logon Upgrade gotcha!: "Setupapi.dll File Appears to be Corrupt" Error Message When You Try to Upgrade First, you can log off and log back on as the system administrator.
An issue of greater concern is that we also ran into problems running Symantec's Norton Antivirus and Norton Internet Security as limited users. Hard Disk Performance Is Slower Than You Expect in XP IE issues - probably not unique to any particular OS IE only saves graphics as BMPs Internet Connection Sharing in Windows Read More Managing persistent user profiles (Part 1) This is the first part of a two-part article that examines different approaches for managing persistent user profiles on computers running Windows 10 his comment is here Maybe they are too focused on things other than customer's security.
See Using the "A Word or Phrase in the File" Search Criterion May Not Work for Microsoft writeup or Search - Text for an alterative. Assuming the main account is an administrator account (it will say so under the name), and that the only other account you have listed is an inactive Guest account, go ahead Need to update them?
or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. This will remove older restore points using space not allocated and it will prevent System Restore from getting too large in the future. Maybe your buddy is screwing with you. Posted by: Robito30 | May 30, 2006 5:59 PM | Report abuse Why do you instruct readers to turn off the Guest account?
Registry keys also have permissions attached to them, with the same potential for erroreven in Microsoft programs! Remove the read only attrib : attrib -r * /s CD-R Drive or CD-RW Drive Is Not Recognized As a Recordable Device CD-ROM Drive or DVD-ROM Drive Missing After You Install Problems re-installing windows XP Home Edition Windows XP home edition problems with unknown softwares windows xp home edition dont wana display on sreen what can be the problem solved Windows 7 weblink this version of Sony MovieShaker is not compatible with Windows XP Shutdown : Resources to Help Troubleshoot Shutdown Problems in Windows XP Startup : Resources for Troubleshooting Startup Problems in Windows
Dropbox, the widely acclaimed backup software, is one such program. Worse - using an unpowered hub? You will not be able to make any more changes to the system settings, however, until you log into the computer using the administrator account, so you'll notice a few of It can be transparent.