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- Didn't enable Windows automatic updates
- Didn't harden the system based on Microsoft's recommendations and others such as those at the Center for Internet Security website
- Didn't set up a password policy
- Did set up a ridiculously stringent password policy that's unreasonably difficult for users to work with
- Didn't set up NTFS file permissions properly, which allows anyone to access anything and create shares at will
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