Re: new user added without knowledge

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by adaur, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. adaur

    adaur Guest

    "richard" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > On Tue, 09 Sep 2008 18:11:53 -0500, arethusa <>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>My roommate is completely computer illiterate. I used Free AVG to
    >>delouse her computer (she had over 400 malicious bugs on her
    >>computer!) and then hooked us up to a secured wireless network. I
    >>also firewalled her computer.
    >>
    >>The problem is that her computer adds a new user by itself. It's an
    >>administrator and its access is password protected. I have deleted
    >>the user and all of its files, run AVG again and again, but it keeps
    >>adding itself back. AVG says the system is clean now. I was getting
    >>warnings that there were viruses in some files in "Restore", but I
    >>Googled that issue and resolved it myself. But I can't find anything
    >>about new users being added without the owner's permission.
    >>
    >>Any ideas?

    >
    >
    > Also, I just looked up in windows help, that if you don't know the
    > administrator password and have no password disk saved, then you will
    > need to reinstall windows.
    >


    richard really knows nothing -Danger Danger
    adaur, Oct 8, 2008
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