Re: Event viewer log

From: Aaron (
Date: 03/22/04

Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 06:37:39 -0600

It is normal, there is no one breaking in to your system. The computer
itself uses that account to connect. When you join a computer to a domain,
the computer itself becomes an item that must also "log in" to the domain.

"Thorpe" <> wrote in message
> I have loooked through my event viewer security logs and noticed that an
> account has logged on that I dont know about when I looked at the user
> accounts that user did not exists. The account was in the form of
> <computername>$
> Does the dollar mean that the account is hidden? How can someone login
> an account which does not show in users.
> The machine was windows XP