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indykid

 
Member Since: Aug 22, 2004
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Originally Posted by Aptmunich
I think you'd basically need the Guest or restricted account type, as even a regular (i.e. non-admin) account is fairly vulnerable to internet crap under Windows.

Or buy another mac and forget about that stuff?
Well I'm just advising my family on the best situation here, most of the time I'm away at uni anyway so they'll have to sort it themselves eventually! But you guys are supplying me with lotsa nice juicy backup for the new router argument, thanks!

You won't be suprised to know either, they have already been using the restricted account settings in XP, and this has been pretty much uselss in the fight against malware on that machine! Even though if you try and install anything intentionally in guest accounts, you can't! Figures!
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