Wrestling with Windows' hidden "features"


One of the reasons Microsoft Windows frustrates so many people is its list of unexpected desktop integration issues that can lead to security issues. Is it a feature or a security bug? When I was teaching in Brazil last week, Jose Antunes, a student of mine, showed me a Windows trick he discovered accidentally.

...The trick is that Internet Explorer 6 and 7 beta can be fooled into running Windows desktop shortcuts instead of going to the Internet. Wrestling with Windows' hidden "features" | InfoWorld | Column | 2006-05-19 | By Roger A. Grimes

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 23rd May 2006 12:24PM