In a multi user environment, each user should have his own separate files
under "Users" in Vista with his/her UserName. If the intention woz to have
some files common accessible to all users then the Users\All Users\ is the
folder to use either with \Application Data or \MyDocuments.
As a previous commenter mentioned, these are post WIN9X features and,
presumably Intuit has not updated its software to accomodate this way of
securing data in a multi user environment.
Complain to Intuit.
Vista is pointing the way to the future for more secure computers in multi
Get with it.
"Kerry Brown" <kerry@kdbNOSPAMsys-tems.c*a*m> wrote in message
> In a multiuser environment programs need to know if another user is
> already using the program. This can be done securely through system
> messages. One user can't access another user's memory but the system can
> pass messages back and forth. There is some security risk in this but
> without doing this data corruption would be rampant. This security risk in
> Vista is managed much better than in XP.
> MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User
> Roof Fiddler wrote:
>> "Susan Bradley, CPA aka Ebitz - SBS Rocks [MVP]"
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> More like Intuit folks don't know how to code securely.
>> Perhaps, but that's beside the point. The point is that if Quicken or
>> any other user program can (accidentally, intentionally, or even
>> maliciously) discover that another user is running that program, then
>> it's a security problem, which the operating system, not that user
>> program, has the exclusive responsibility for solving.