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Re: Installing cygwin on Windows 7 prompts for Admin credentials
Greetings, Robert Jacobson!
>> Or rename setup.exe to foo.exe.
> I'm both relieved and dismayed that it is so easy to bypass ...
It's not THAT easy. In this regard, UAC is troubling more than helping.
User with limited rights will not be able to affect system stability (except
if using exploits and security holes, that M$ leave a ton).
That said, the prompt is completely bogus.
Andrey Repin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 26.06.2011, <21:14>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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