“Google cleverly installs in users profile directory, avoiding an UAC prompt and circumventing admin privileges.” I have wondered about this myself. Is it right to circumnavigate admin rights like this, especially for something as important as a browser? The privilege model is there for a reason, is it not?
OK, so Weave is still in Beta, but this is *exactly* what I have needed for a long time, and I suspect I am not the only one.
“Even if you’re an IE user, you should have Firefox installed before upgrading to IE8. It can’t hurt. ” True enough.
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I agree with you that everyone should have installed Firefox even if he/she uses IE – just in case…
Regarding the admin privileges: wow, I can’t believe this.