troubleshooting Question

Restricted User Name - "Windows cannot create the new user object..."

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Forgive me if this more closely related to Exchange 2003 rather than the group in which I've posted, but it applies to restricted user names in Server 2003.

I must find a way to create the e-mail address '' on a new Exchange 2003 installation, re-creating all my existing addresses.

When attempting to create a new user called 'service', the following error is generated:

"Windows cannot create the new user object because the pre-Windows 2000 logon name service is already in use. Select another name, and try again."

I understand this to be a restricted name as listed in, and I'm seeking a way to work around this behavior to accomodate this important address.


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