Should I avoid logging on as administrator?

  Tycho 22:01 30 Sep 2005

Using XP Home I read the warning about genreal use of the computer while logged on as administrator. I find being logged in as a limited user something of a pain.

Is the warning to be taken seriously? I feel reasonably well protected: Zonalarm, Spybot S&D, Spywareblaster, A squared, Norton Antivirus (Will be replaced with AVG when my free update subscription runs out in December)

All the best


  VoG II 22:05 30 Sep 2005

With the protection that you have I don't think that there is any substantial risk. I am always logged on with administrator privileges. I think that this 'hazard' is not a real 'risk' provided that you have appropriate protection in place.

  Tycho 22:23 30 Sep 2005

Thanks, VoG.

That is what I had hoped.


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