Windows services can be configured to run using the BUILTINLOCAL SERVICE account, the BUILTINNETWORK SERVICE account, or a dedicated local or domain service account. I would recommend coordinating with your Active Directory administrators to ensure that you are maintaining least-privilege when developing and implementing any application; you can refer to _Writing Secure Code, Second Edition_ (ISBN 0735617228) and the MSDN website as good starting points.
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