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Old 07-14-2004, 01:33 AM   #16
prara
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Originally posted by ehawk
exactly....*shudders*
I can modify system files in Windows without administrator priveleges. It's so easy. Viruses can easily navigate through the Windows file system without admin access. That's virtually impossible in Linux.
 
Old 07-15-2004, 09:45 PM   #17
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I can modify system files in Windows without administrator priveleges. It's so easy. Viruses can easily navigate through the Windows file system without admin access. That's virtually impossible in Linux.
I was trying to get across the idea that at least in the windows of the past, "root" access was the default....and that was the scary notion. sarcasm, mind you....
 
  


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