When security companies fail

Wednesday, 7 February 2007, 6:05 PM EST

Security Fix has long pontificated on the necessity of Microsoft Windows users setting up their machines to run under "limited user" accounts. It is considered a fairly effective method for warding off spyware and virus infections on your average Windows PC.

The advice is not some "secret sauce" that Security Fix dreamed up. It is well known that running Windows under a user account that does not have the right to install software by default is widely recognized as the key safeguard for fortifying Windows machines.

At Security Fix.

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