Re: Rename the "Guest" account as "administrator"?

From: S. Pidgorny (
Date: 05/03/05

Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 20:41:44 +1000

This strategy won't work well: trojans etc. will not enumerate the accounts
by name but by SIDs (see for
well-known ones).

Svyatoslav Pidgorny, MS MVP - Security, MCSE
-= F1 is the key =-
"cc" <> wrote in message
> Hi, friends.
> I heard of a method, renaming the *disabled* "guest" account as a dummy
> "administrator", in order to transfer the potiential risks.
> Would the strategy work well? Would the diabled account remain "diabled"?