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Feb 27, 2007, 01:45 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Have you seen Apple Computer's latest Macintosh commercial? It's the one where the Mac guy and the PC guy are trying to have a conversation, but Windows Vista's user-account control guy gets in the way by asking 'allow or deny?' for every exchange.

"While that may be a humorous oversimplification of how security works with Vista, it does drive home a point: Vista does put a great deal of burden on the end user to decide if something is safe or not. Of course, Apple's answer is to buy a Mac and avoid all of that hassle..."

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