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#1 KamakaZ

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Posted 06 August 2009 - 07:08 PM

Something nifty i found today... How to hide users from the log-on screen in Vista...

There is the usual way as in Windows XP:

In regedit, navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

Right click Winlogon and select New / Key

Name the new key SpecialAccounts (case sensitive)

Right click The SpecialAccounts key and select New Key again.

Name the key UserList

Click the UserList key and in the right side window right click and select
New / DWord (32bit) Value.

Name the new DWord value the same name as the account you wish to hide.
Double click this value and in the Value Data line enter either 0 (zero) to
hide the account or 1 to show the account.


OR

This should do the same thing...

From command prompt run:

net user username activate:yes/no

Hope this helps someone...

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