Unknown user account

  Fateful Shadow 19:02 26 Jul 2003

As I was browsing through my control panel I clicked on accounts, to see that there was my account, the guest account (normal so far) and there was one more account that has never appeared on the XP welcome screen.

The name is 'ASP.Net Machine A...' and it is a 'Limited account.'

Can anyone tell me what on earth it is? Could it have been created by a virus?

Any help greatly appreciated!


  spikeychris 19:11 26 Jul 2003

Not a virus and safe if you want to delete it. click here


  Fateful Shadow 19:14 26 Jul 2003

I'm guessing that ASP.NET is a Web tool thingy?!

If it's safe to delete then I will delete it, but I still can't understand how it got there in the first place...

  ellas 21:52 26 Jul 2003

it probaley came the same way it came on mine by a recommended update at windowsupdate.

  Gaz 25 21:54 26 Jul 2003

Good thing I never download updates.

I think it is to supply ASP.net a limited function after security problems.

  spikeychris 22:07 26 Jul 2003

Its a Windows Update component..thats all.

Gaz25 what do you mean?

  woodchip 22:12 26 Jul 2003

My son's used to do what you do when they where little, take things appart just to see how they worked. And they never got back together

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