* Posts by Stuart Clark

2 publicly visible posts • joined 8 Apr 2009

Win 7 RC fails to thwart well-known hacker risk

Stuart Clark

Non story

Very much a non-story. Yes, of course virus writers can "exploit" this "bug", but in fact it's a featue created to make things prittier for users.

And the feature doesn't date from NT - it dates from Windows 95!

Wanna upgrade from Windows 7 beta? Go back to Vista first

Stuart Clark

That's a load of balls

I've been updating from one Windows 7 build to the next for the last 6 months. And as I type this, my other machine is updating to the possible RC build; from a previous post-beta build, and guess what - it's happy as larry doing it!