Originally Posted by Rebo&Zooty
acctualy if you read what he said, he didnt attack microsoft, he just pointed out why they really did what they did with uac, it was/is a way to force program vendors to not elevate prosesses.
by annoying users they force app makers to avoid doing things to....well annoy users....lol.
think about it, its brilliant, most ppl dont know how to dissable uac, if they keep getting prompts for an app they will likely bitch to the maker about it, the maker dosnt want to loose their clients/buyers so they try and fix the users annoiance by avoiding doing things they really dont need to do anyway.
Yes, but he stated that in the worst way during a period where Microsoft is trying to boost Windows Vista sales.
It would be like Ford releasing the latest style Mustang and then the designer of it coming out to the public to tell people that it weighs a ton so it has a lower power to weight ratio than previous Mustangs and that it handles like crap. Would that help boost sales of the Mustang?
The fact is that it is there to protect people from themselves, which is why Windows XP is such a nightmare to own for most people. Seen plenty of Windows XP systems get loaded with so much spyware that the system is barely usable.
Processes shouldn't need to run with elevated permissions to be honest. That's just poor programming in my book.