Re: Working Within the System

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sun Apr 30 2000 - 20:55:14 MDT

Martin Ling wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 08:30:43PM -0400, Michael S. Lorrey wrote:
> >
> > Windows is not incapable of priviledge levels or access restrictions. It
> > is merely installed by the typical user without any. That is a matter of
> > laziness rather than lack of capability.
> No, Matt referred to Windows 95, which has *no* system of file
> permissions whatsoever. Using a Win95/98 system is comparable to having
> a Unix system in which everybody logs in as root.

As I said, no. That is just the typical consumer installation. However
anyone experienced with administering win95/98 machines on a network
that utilizes groups and user logins knows that this is not so.

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Thu Jul 27 2000 - 14:10:02 MDT