The Desktop Files: Leaving the Administrator Behind

This is an article by Wes Miller that appeared in the May 2008 print issue of TechNet Magazine. While the focus is for the Enterprise environment, it is (I think) plainly enough written for the average user to understand the security reasons behind not running Windows with Administrator priviledges, as well as the much misunderstood reasons behind Vista’s UAC implementation.
Give it a read over and see what you think.