[thelist] Why does MS have an account on my computer?

kalle at camelot.de kalle at camelot.de
Thu Jan 2 19:58:00 CST 2003

>I just happened to be mucking around with something and
realized that
>Microsoft has a "support" account on my WinXP machine:
>Username	SUPPORT_388945a0
>Fullname	CN=Microsoft Corporation,L=Redmond,S=Washington,C=US
>Is this normal?
Yes, Sir, this very correct:
Don't You realize, that our data are pretty much proctected
from our access?

>It does not appear under 'Users' in the Control Panel, but
when I go to
>configure a new incoming connection and it asks me what
accounts I want to
>allow access, this account is listed.
of course.
They need prper access to your system to protect You.

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