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  • Working outside an admin account: Safe but annoying

    Posted on November 18th, 2019 at 01:00 Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    WINDOWS

    By Lincoln Spector

    You’ve probably been told to have both a standard Windows account for safety’s sake and an administrator account because Windows demands one.

    But let’s face it, most of us have ignored this advice because … well, juggling two accounts isn’t much fun. It’s especially annoying when using a standard account and you’re constantly asked for the password proving you’re allowed into the administrator sanctum. It’s worse when you’re not asked for the password — and you have to figure out how to bring up the dialog box for entering it.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 16.42.0 (2019-11-18).