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#1 PC4*journeyman


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Posted 23 May 2009 - 10:04 AM

Attached File  Unexplained_User_Account.JPG   152.43KB   8 downloadsAttached File  Unexplained_User_Account2.JPG   155.93KB   9 downloads

First off, I am a PC green horn but I am making serious efforts to be up to speed. Bear with me.

Lately, I have seen two user accounts I did not create and are not part of the standard user accounts. I can't seem to get rid of them. My deal is that I am piggybacking, with permission, on someone else's internet access and I do feel this person is surreptitiously accessing my laptop. I am the only user and want to configure the laptop to prevent anybody else from accessing it. What's more, some services in my computer are password locked and I don't recall doing that. There are other issues I want to clear up but these are first.

I am attaching paintbrush screen prints of these problems in the hope that someone can help me with them. I trust I am not causing myself further harm by doing this. Advance thanks to whoever can help.

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 23 May 2009 - 11:12 AM

Those are legitimate and you need to keep them for whenever the time comes that you need to repair your operating system
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#3 hamluis



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Posted 23 May 2009 - 11:12 AM

Related reading at http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=g...mp;oq=&aqi=

Generally speaking...the Guest account in XP should be not disabled, but in an "Off" state. http://www.petri.co.il/disable_the_guest_a..._windows_xp.htm


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