Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Jul 2008 22:04 UTC
Windows As someone who uses Windows Vista practically daily, I've always wondered where all the negativity in the media comes from. Sure, Vista isn't perfect (as if any operating system is), but I just don't see where all the complaints are coming from. It runs just fine on my old (6 years) machine, all my software and hardware is compatible, and it's stable as a rock. Microsoft has been wondering the same thing, and after a little test, they may have found out why people seem to dislike Vista so much.
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RE[2]: I Hate Vista
by kaiwai on Fri 25th Jul 2008 07:31 UTC in reply to "RE: I Hate Vista"
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[q]The reason why you can't say "yes, and don't ask me again" is because the next time it comes up, it might be caused by something malicious.[/quote]

Did you read the whole request, he wants it on a per-application basis. What is so hard about UAC running an md5 against the exe file in question, store the result of that exe so that the next time it is loaded it is just a matter of a quick check against the stored md5 to see if it is the same exe - and allow the application to run?

Geeze, I thought of a solution just then that addresses the fundamental problem and the perceived security implications in under a minute. It isn't rocket science - just good old fashioned commonsense.

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