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Offline DavidR

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Re: DavidR was right all along!
« Reply #15 on: February 17, 2008, 02:49:51 PM »
Yawn, looks like another topic on its way to hell in a hand basket.

I never laid claim to its invention or anything like it, but had you been here for any time you would have seen how much I pushed people to use dropmyrights pre Vista when XP users had no such convenience of UAC.
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Re: DavidR was right all along!
« Reply #16 on: February 17, 2008, 03:19:29 PM »
Yawn, looks like another topic on its way to hell in a hand basket.

I never laid claim to its invention or anything like it, but had you been here for any time you would have seen how much I pushed people to use dropmyrights pre Vista when XP users had no such convenience of UAC.

Yes, and that makes you unique how? You the only one in the whole wide www using and recommending dropmyrights and similar methods?

Anyhow i have no beef with you David, and I know it's not your fault the thread was titled this way that seems to give you a lot more credit than you actually deserve, but I was just amused at how Polonus (as usual) is making a mountain out of a molehilll.

Besides how are you "right all along"? Just because Roger (I can smash sandboxes without trying) Grimes changes his mind on the importance of UAC, doesn't mean you automatically "win" the debate (not saying I am against UAC, just saying .i doubt grimes saying something is going to convince people who are dead set against the idea...)





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Re: DavidR was right all along!
« Reply #17 on: February 17, 2008, 03:32:42 PM »
Lusher at his best.
When will you ever learn.
If you have nothing good to say, "SHUT YOUR MOUTH"

David isn't the only one utilizing and advocating "dropmyrights" but he has been one of it's strongest advocates.
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Re: DavidR was right all along!
« Reply #18 on: February 17, 2008, 05:20:17 PM »
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Anyhow i have no beef with you David, and I know it's not your fault the thread was titled this way that seems to give you a lot more credit than you actually deserve, but I was just amused at how Polonus (as usual) is making a mountain out of a molehilll.


I am sure Polonus titled this thread as he did because he was addressing members of this forum and David was the most outspoken member on this forum for DropMyRights.

Let it go, Lusher.


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Re: DavidR was right all along!
« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2008, 06:54:34 PM »
Hmm I got a PM from a long time and respected member here.

What he says confirms what I have observed.

"Have you noticed how these forums went to hell last few months ? It is incredible what's happening here and I sure don't like it. They are gathering here in these forums, and all this started to look more like some kind of a temple full of lunatics and fanboys"

"I am visiting these forums for the last few years, have many friends in here, but it looks like all of a sudden even I am not allowed to say anything that's actually the truth in real life, but not approved by "them". They simply censor everything immediately, same second you try to say something they don't like."

"It looks like they have few "icons" in here and no one can touch them. Every single thing they say, even when it's complete nonsense, visitors in this forum take for granted and they blindly believe everything they say."

"I hate when they gather like wild dogs, and jump on every single word you say in this forum... it is crazy and it is something stupid IMHO."

Can't say I'm surprised.

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Re: DavidR was right all along!
« Reply #20 on: February 17, 2008, 08:22:18 PM »
You're allowed to say anything you like provided you don't attack, insult, or otherwise hurt, anyone else, and your post is on-topic.

Sorry to find out that Lusher's posts recently haven't met any of the above critiria though.


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Re: DavidR was right all along!
« Reply #21 on: February 17, 2008, 09:06:03 PM »
If you have nothing good to say, "SHUT YOUR MOUTH"
Let it go, Lusher.
Bob & Charley,

I agree with you both, but at the same time we should also let it go.  Feeding him keeps him going.

I don't like dropmyrights, but if I become infected where dropmyrights would've protected me, I'll most likely change my mind.  That is human nature to wait till something happens to take proactive action.  ::)   I'll then say "DavidR was right all along!" ;D

I don't like the restrictions of dropmyrights & UAC.  If I get a new computer with Vista, I'll disable UAC.

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Re: DavidR was right all along!
« Reply #22 on: February 17, 2008, 10:35:24 PM »
DropMyRights shouldn't restrict you as it is not system wide you only apply it to programs that you wish to lower their rights and have a shortcut to run it under DMR and use your normal shortcut to run it with admin privileges.

There is nothing stopping you running an account with admin privileges and only run applications of your choice under DMR, like browsers, email applications, which shouldn't need admin privileges (with limited exceptions like windows update).
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Re: DavidR was right all along!
« Reply #23 on: February 17, 2008, 10:57:18 PM »
Hi DavidR & rdmalloyjr,

It is OK what you choose, as long as you know why you choose it. If you know what more risk you run, running system with full admin rights, and you say I will take the infections into account, then it is your free choice, and we are not gonna argue with you any longer.
Another thing is users that do not want to imply secure practices, because they do not understand or have a clue what it is all about, they think it is a nuisance or they rather reformat at the end of the day, they have a false idea of security, they are afraid of change, they cannot even get bothered because they are young and therefore it does not affect them anyways it always happens to others, or one million other lame excuses, these people cannot be reasoned with, this thread has not been written for them,

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Re: DavidR was right all along!
« Reply #24 on: February 18, 2008, 08:13:46 PM »
You mean it? Seriously? I thought that it had some kind of more protection with full admin rights. So yeah, it's your choice. Less rights and more protection or vice versa.