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    "Requires admin access every time"

    July 26, 2012  |   By NewDigitig


    None. I'm not willing to give administrative access to a program that has no justifiable grounds for needing it, so I've not seen what it can do.


    Requires admin password every time the computer is started.


    As far as I am concerned, requiring an administrator password every time the computer is booted is absolutely appalling. I only want it to search locations that the current user can actually access, so there is no need for it to require administrative access (unless it's doing stuff that it shouldn't). Windows 7's own search doesn't need admin access, and I don't want a search tool that does anything more than that one does, I just want one that does the same but with a usable interface.

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  • Reply by sys-eng on December 29, 2012

    You should be concerned about giving any program like this administrative authority. It simply should not need it. If the program gets hacked or otherwise malfunctions, it could do serious damage to your computer.

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