Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Oct 2006 20:41 UTC, submitted by snds24
Windows A senior Microsoft executive has promised that its new operating system will be more secure than ever. Jean-Philippe Courtois, president of Microsoft International, said that beefing-up security was one reason behind delays to Windows Vista. Microsoft has been criticised for flaws in previous systems that left users vulnerable to attacks by hackers. Mr Courtois said Microsoft had done "tons of work to make Vista a fantastic experience when it comes to security".
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Isn't Admin different than Root?
by Phloptical on Tue 10th Oct 2006 22:52 UTC
Phloptical
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2006-10-10

My understanding of Vista is you won't be able to access certain areas of the OS no matter what you're logged in as...root, super root, super dooper bad muthaf**kin root, nothing. We'll see how long that lasts, but that's what I got out of it.

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