Re: Anyone else notice that Swen is slowing down?
Monique Y. Herman wrote:
Granted, I've only tried to use the runas command 7 or 10 times, but as
far as I can remember, it has _never_ worked for me. It tries to, but
then it runs up against some sort of permission error or something. It
feels like Microsoft wanted to implement a sudo-like capability, but
just got about 80% of it working.
On Thu, 2 Oct 2003 00:17:23 -0400, ScruLoose <email@example.com>
Of course, there's also the fact that since they run Windows, they are of
necessity logged in with admin privileges *all* the time, so it only takes
one click to install an executable that then has full access to the system,
including network devices...
Not necessarily -- later versions of windows have the "runas" command so
that you don't have to be logged in as admin just to have access to