Re: Power User vs. Normal User?
Having everyone run elevated is a bad security practice generally. Not
keeping Java updated is a *huge* security risk IMO.
That said, I'm not too familiar with Java's update process in Vista so I
can't help you.
"Justin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Running Vista 64 Ultimate.
> I have the machine set up for my Parents and everyone runs as Power
> The reason is, sometimes Java will want to update and constantly bring
> up the UAC warning. I would rather Java just update and be done with
> I used to disable the Java update, but when I did that sometimes
> eBay/Paypal's shipping label printer wouldn't work. I notice the same
> thing on my Mac as well so I think Paypal wants the latest version of
> Java pretty much constantly.
> How big of a security risk is this? Is there another solution? I
> would rather not take everyone down to just a plain User, but if this
> is a gross security violation I'll do exactly that.