Services using specified user accounts to run (Windows)

Module: Startup Files

Supported Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

This check reports services that run as specified user accounts. Use the name list to specify the users and user groups that are to be included or excluded by this check.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Services using specified user accounts to run

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: System Information

  • Windows 2000 (105843)

  • Windows 2003 (205843)

  • Windows 2008 (248843)

  • Windows Vista (228843)

  • Windows XP (200843)

Title: Service using specified user account to run

Description:The service runs as the user account that is reported in the Information field.

Severity: green-0

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [User account: %s]