been a lot of talk about developers not running as admin. I’ve been successfully
doing it for a few months now. Tonight I hit my first real roadblock: Quicken.
So far, I have
been unable to get Quicken running as non-admin. Or rather, I have been unable to
get it running correctly. It starts just fine, but then starts to act all screwy,
like showing me the online registration dialog, but never coming back once I hit “Next”.
Needless to say,
this doesn’t exactly fill me with confidence.
my finances currently outweighs my desire to join this (IMO) important effort to raise
developer consciousness about security issues. Especially because my new wife and
I are trying to merge our finances, and that’s a task in and of itself without
throwing in wrestling with poorly designed software.
on you for writing such an important piece of software (it manages what is quite literally
the most important data on any of my computers) and not getting this right. It’s
too bad that using MS Money isn’t an option for us or I’d switch based
on this alone.
that once I get Quicken all set up and happy, and it’s done writing to HKLM
or whatever stupid thing it’s doing, that I can switch back to being non-admin.
But for now, I’m off the wagon.