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Close this window and log in. Edited September 20, 2010 by kahlil88 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites cluberti    5 Gustatus similis pullus 5 11,044 posts September 9, 2001 OS: Windows Sign up now! It also shows the memory that a program uses. have a peek here

Sign-up now MyCareer.com.auJob Title/Skills: (optional) All locationsSydneyNSW CountryMelbourneVIC CountryCanberraBrisbaneQLD CountryAdelaideSA CountryPerthWA CountryDarwinNT CountryHobartTAS CountryUSAUKEuropeAsiaNZ SPONSORED LINKS Jobs @ MyCareer Cars @ Drive Homes @ Domain Dating @ RSVP NEWS Breaking National But she is the only visible user (as an administrator) apart from Guest (turned off). I have had some thoughts along those lines. What we can't do is figure out how to get rid of the phantom admin. have a peek at these guys

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Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. Sign In   Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password? Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Running Windows XP Home SP2, I was surprised to get a phantom user account the day I had installed the second WGA Instructions (KB905474) update and OmniPage 15.0.

Wireless connection problems facebook gameroom dl/install... » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118>> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. Running Windows XP Home SP2, I was surprised to get a phantom user > account the day I had installed the second WGA Instructions (KB905474) > update and OmniPage 15.0. I presume that since N360 logged the entries I am probably still protected but given the odd delay and other factors I would like to know where/who/what that phantom login is http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/146586-strange-issues-with-phantom-user-account/ Sign in here.

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Visual "symptoms" vary. It can copy, move or delete files and folders on the next system boot. It's aggravating not knowing that.

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RE: XP Home phantom user - how to remove pbxman (MIS) 4 Nov 03 23:23 have you tried renaming the PC? navigate here Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? Any idea how to definitively determine the what/why? After sysprep, the setup process DID allow me to choose the name I wanted as a user (I only supplied the one name) - but it logged me on as previous

The delay between the expected logoff and the phantom login varies as well but 20-30 seconds seems to be about average. That possibility just really bugs me. For tips on creating an effective newsgroup post, please see: http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm -- Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows Media Center\Windows Powered Smart Display\Security Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes http://www.dougknox.com -------------------------------- Per user Group http://resolutemediagroup.com/windows-xp/user-and-admistrative-settings-xp-x64-pro.html poochee replied Jan 18, 2017 at 12:33 AM News from the web #3 poochee replied Jan 18, 2017 at 12:25 AM Having Problems That I Can Not Fix BreezeeKnights replied Jan

WinXP Gri182, Mar 27, 2006, in forum: Windows XP General Replies: 0 Views: 200 Gri182 Mar 27, 2006 How to copy existing user account to a new account, keeping all customizations? Armand Hammer, Jul 11, 2006 #3 =?ISO-8859-1?Q?=BAAlias=BA?= Guest Doug Knox MS-MVP wrote: > What was the name of the "phantom" account? Windows XP "Phantom User" This is a discussion on Windows XP "Phantom User" within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category.

The inconsistent sequence that troubles me the most is after clicking turn-off at point where desktop icons disappear there is a flash of a blue screen similar to the "saving your..."

I'd be curious to know what that is, > too. > > Alias >> >> For tips on creating an effective newsgroup post, please see: >> http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm >> Richard In This user profile was the default admin profile but we created another profile that is also admin. This is after I ran sysprep. You could try using ntpasswd to see if you can get to it offline, but you might also want to consider that there could be some potential malware on there as

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.It's easy to join and it's free. However, I recommend leaving the anti-virus and the firewall if on broadband. She cannot log off in the normal way, but has to switch user before Thread Tools Search this Thread 08-27-2004, 08:49 AM #1 CharlieL Registered Member Join Date: this contact form You can simply copy the items into the "Default Account".

It has nothing to do with Default User account. This is useful in a case such as yours when you need to delete files that are locked by other applications. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! After I had deleted it to the trash, it came back twelve days later.