Monthly Archives: February 2011

How to Hide a User Account from the Welcome Screen

Use RegEdit (start->run->”regedit”) to go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\ Add, if one does not exist, a key called “SpecialAccounts” Under that, add a key called “UserList” Create new DWORD (32-bit) keys for each user you want to hide in your newly formed HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\Userlist Make the name of each DWORD the EXACT username you want to […]