Re: ASP.net -- unauthorized user on my computer?

From: |{evin (You_at_dont.need)
Date: 06/14/03


Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2003 15:01:12 GMT


On Sat, 14 Jun 2003 05:14:48 -0700, "Alex" <agslts@yahoo.com> wrote:

>All of a sudden, an additional user (ASP.net) was
>installed on my computer. I deleted it, but I wonder if
>this means somebody hacked into my computer and used it
>for programming. I've got zonealarm firewall software
>(and Norton antivirus). Any thoughts (on what happened
>and on what I should do)?
>
>Thanks,
>Alex

Did you just recently go to Windows Update and/or install the .Net
framework? If so, then that is where this account came from.

If you're not developing .Net web applications, then you don't really
need this account and it is safe to delete.