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2 years ago#1
So my computer has only 1 user account, I log on today and it has a new account on it called "bybdotiez". I have no idea how this got here, is it a virus?
2 years ago#2
Jesse7777 posted...
is it a virus?

No, it's a user account.
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2 years ago#3
Did anyone use your computer on new years? I know someone used mine then and that's probably the only time it's ever been used by someone aside from myself.
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2 years ago#4
No one uses this computer aside from myself,this is very odd.
2 years ago#5
Maybe you were drunk and made that account...
2 years ago#6
OS? Because there is no way to make a user account in 7 or 8 with you giving it permission.
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2 years ago#7
windows 8, and yes that is what worries me because I have never given permission to anyone.
2 years ago#8
Just delete it.

if you get an error from a program when it tries to update, you found the culprit. Otherwise, delete and forget about it.
2 years ago#9
Delete it and run every virus scan you have to be safe. I'm pretty paranoid but better safe than sorry. What anti-viruses do you have installed?
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2 years ago#10
Well...turns out the phantom profile was created by eset security 7 as a defense measure.
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