Sunday, March 26, 2006

Hide users on Welcome screen in Windows XP

You can hide user accounts from showing in welcome screen in Windows XP using this registry trick.
Type regedit
This opens the registry editor
\ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ Winlogon
\ SpecialAccounts \ UserList Right-click an empty space in the right pane and select New > DWORD Value
Name the new value exactly as the Username
Leave the Value data as 0
If you want to enable this user again on the Welcome Screen, either double-click the Username value, and change the Value data to 1, or delete the Username
Close the registry editor

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