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Re: [in] Re: IE is just as safe as FireFox
From: Jeremy Davis <jdaytona () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 21:40:19 -0500

Are you able to change root's name in nix? Why not if the answer is no?
(Things would break right? UID 0?) Knowing the account name is
two-thirds of the battle.
In windows it's fairly easy to change the admin name.
Not a professional here just curious...
J


On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 17:13:36 -0500, valdis.kletnieks () vt edu
<valdis.kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:
On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 13:12:31 EST, "Crotty, Edward" said:
I'm not a Win based guy (troll?) - Un*x here - and even I was offended by #1.

There is such a thing as "runas" for Windows.

Yes, but is *the main design* of the system "run as a mortal, and use
the 'runas' for those things that need more"?

Or is the *main design* "We'll just elect the first user as Administrator,
and include 'runas' in case somebody wants to Do It The Right Way"?




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