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Windows Vista® Inside Out Deluxe Edition by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Windows Vista Security at a Glance

Heightened security is on display just about anywhere you go in Windows Vista. Under some circumstances, the consistent (and persistent) warnings can grate and annoy. We know—we’ve read and heard the complaints about Windows Vista security features in e-mail and on message boards. To help you get past the annoyance, this edition includes more details on how to turn down the nagging without putting your online safety at risk.

The basics of the Windows Vista security model are unchanged from Windows XP: as an administrator, you create individual user accounts whose assigned permissions control access to various parts of the operating system, the file system, and network resources. But specific implementations of ...

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