For the average person, networking and security are two of the biggest causes of OS-related headaches, with so many settings, devices, alerts and threats to stay on top of. With Windows 7, Microsoft attempts a more useful approach to family networking with HomeGroup. It expands its security options, too, but does it…
User Account Control annoyed a lot of people in Vista, so Microsoft turned down the volume in Windows 7. But they've also opened up a massive security hole that leaves PCs exposed to nastywares.UPDATED.
When I first tested the newly-integrated Windows 7 gadgets, I discovered that the gadgets disappeared every time I turned UAC off. Well, now you can keep UAC turned off and have your gadgets. Huzzah!