Strange Admin User (JJAUBEE)

  1.    23 Apr 2016 #1

    Strange Admin User (JJAUBEE)

    So i'm looking at my C: and there is a strange user called "JJAUBEE" and my username is Slizzer, is it something to be worried about, I must say I'm kinda paranoid.

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  2.    23 Apr 2016 #2

    Welcome to TenForums, Slizzer.:)

    Yeah, that's pretty weird if it means nothing to you. What do you get by executing "net users" at the command prompt?
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  3.    23 Apr 2016 #3

    On second thought, Slizzer, and actually looking closely at your screenshot, it looks like you Computer Name is simply "DESKTOP-JJAUBEE". Is that your only problem, or is there an actual unknown user lurking?
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  4.    23 Apr 2016 #4

    There is nothing here to suggest "JJAUBEE" is a user name, just part of the computer name,
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  5.    23 Apr 2016 #5

    C:\Users\Slizzer>net users

    User accounts for \\DESKTOP-JJAUBEE

    Administrator DefaultAccount Guest
    The command completed successfully.


    I can't remember calling my pc "JJAUBEE" I just got paranoid and thought that, "JJAUBEE" was also an user, man I got so worried. I have scanned with malwarebytes, and Hitman Pro. Nothing found.

    Thanks for your help guys, calmed my nerves down, still pretty weird I have that for a computer name, I have no distant memory of it lol.
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  6.    23 Apr 2016 #6

    As the computer must have a name the OS installer will provide a random series of characters. You are given a opportunity to override this or it can be changed at a later time. It is a good idea to give it a name that has some meaning to you. Sometimes these random characters may resemble a name.
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  7.    23 Apr 2016 #7

    Windows names the 'machine'/'device' automatically to keep track of your devices as you can only install Store Apps on 10 devices maximum.

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  8.    24 Apr 2016 #8

    Nice thanks, now I know that!
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