Not on Vista(from what I understand, all programs run in a very low access level in Vista - unless you disable the "cancel or allow" thing) But in WinXP, yes. Every program has the potential to run as the level you are logged in as. -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Joel D Canfield Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 8:11 AM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] Safari on Windows > Seriously, though. It could allow remote execution on your PC > (essentially install any software it wants) right; got it. to continue my eddicashun, and hoping it's not too off-topic, if the browser allows remote execution, is it acting as something other than the anonymous web user? as in, I'm an administrator on my own WinXP box, so it has godlike powers? faaaaaaar too long away from networking to have a grip on this stuff anymore thanks again joel -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !