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Hide or remove user account on Windows Vista/7 welcome login screen


Hide or remove user account on Windows Vista/7 welcome login screen

Many people use their computer on sharing basis with other users normally other people have their separate account, but some time you may not want other to see your user account on login screen, Windows allows you to remove your user account and hide it from from being displayed at the welcome login screen.

  1. Click “Start” e choose “Run
  2. Type “regedit
  3. Go to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
  4. In the left panel, right click on “Winlogon” and click “New” and click “Key“.
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  6. Type “SpecialAccounts” and press “Enter“.
  7. In the left panel, right click on “SpecialAccounts” and click “New” and click “Key“.
  8. Type “UserList” and press “Enter“.
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  10. In right panel of “UserList“, right click on a empty area and click “New” then click “DWORD (32bit) Value“.
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  12. Type in the name of the user account that you want to hide and press Enter. For example the Synchronizator Account.
  13. In the right panel, right click on the user account name and click Modify.
  14. To hide the user account – Type “0” and click “OK“. (number zero not the letter)

VI: Whenever you want to use the account just unhide the it by typing 1 instead of zero.

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