Are you a long-time IT pro of the Windows persuasion, now having to get used to a mixed environment? If so, you may not realize that you can give your Mac users the rights they need on an as-needed basis and improve security at the same time by—somewhat surprisingly—enabling the root account. Find out how  in this online-only article by Chris Stoneff.

Want more on integrating Windows with Macs? Check out:

· Managing Macs in Your Windows Environment by Don Jones

· Interacting with Windows from a Mac Environment by Wes Miller