-- (deprecated) Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista)
---- User Account Control in Windows Vista
webdoctor - 3:59 pm on May 8, 2008 (gmt 0)
For instance, your browser would have the authority, to stomp all over your program files, rewrite the registry and generally cause mayhem. But it's only a browser so why would you want to give it so much power?
Q: Why would you be surfing the net (or doing any day-to-day work) while logged on as an administrator? That's what standard user accounts are for :-)