Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 28th Apr 2007 00:53 UTC, submitted by applesource
Privacy, Security, Encryption Microsoft Australia has defended the company's User Account Control (UAC) system as being "misunderstood" and said it should be the type of technology that all operating systems aspire towards.
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RE[4]: Until you answer this...
by billnvd on Sat 28th Apr 2007 20:46 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Until you answer this..."
billnvd
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2006-02-04

I was not getting upset. I was replying in the fashion that casuto used.

However, I still think the whole issue is really silly. Nothing on my desktop should effect the system or the other users, Period.

As to other commentors saying that it is a good thing to be able to have one thing install on everyones desktop. Yes, that is handy. However, there is no reason that user x cannot delete that icon or rename it without admin rights Maybe that user never uses whatever it links to.

The desktop is just the desktop, a picture of what resources you can use. The system owns the resource, the user should own links to the resource.

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