Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Thoughts on Windows Vista User Access Control

Bye, Bye Power Users

http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsVista/en/library/00d04415-2b2f-422c-b70e-b18ff918c2811033.mspx?mfr=true

Finally, a parent can let a child view a DVD, while preventing them from installing software; courtesy of User Access Control(UAC) and the infamous split token.

Virtualization

"IT administrators will not need to replace the majority of pre-Windows Vista applications when running Windows Vista with UAC enabled."

The cynic in me thinks it should read, "IT administrators will need to replace the majority of pre-Windows Vista applications when running Windows Vista with UAC enabled."

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