Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin (More info?)
SYSTEM is the operating system account - kind of like the cook in the
kitchen. You're not opening yourself up to anything, it's necessary for the
system to even work.
"Ken W" <KenW@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> What is "system" user for in security? It seems to already be there in
> situations. What is it and what am I opening myself up to?