One thing.

I find that I can no longer accomplish an Administrative log in to Windows XP Service Pack 2 unless I already happen to have an account on the machine.

Until SP1 one could always hit Ctrl + Alt + Delete on the Fast Login screen to get the normal login prompt, where you could log in as Administrator. This no longer works.

I believe this is incorrect. I also believe that Microsoft finally went and did the right thing in this particular regard. The point is, it now looks and feels completely, like a perfect layman end-user kind of Operating System. Unfortunately, I am not one and it’s things like this that make me want to shift out of the OS.

Read my Trustworthy Computing post to know what I’m talking about.

This post was updated on 30-Sep-2004 at 2:11pm