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Applications installed using something like the "for myself only" option go in that user's AppData folder. Malicious software run from another non-privileged user's account cannot (without exploiting a vulnerability) damage content within the AppData folder of another user if the system permissions haven't been misconfigured. The defaults leave this ...


Short Answer Use a limited account for performing the day to day activities and have a separate account with administrative privileges for performing tasks that require elevated privileges. Long Answer User Access Control is not considered a security boundary by Microsoft. The reason is that due to the design of Microsoft Vista and later, processes hold ...

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