Hide User Accounts on Windows 7 Logon Screen

by Abhishek A
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Create an user for accessing share folders but not for login purpose. how it is possible?

It is possible by hiding the user accounts.

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How to hide user accounts?

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You can do some registry edits for this.

Open Run by pressing Win key + R and type “regedit”

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Once registry edit is opened go to the location

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

winlogon

In the left panel, create a new key under Winlogon, right click on Winlogon and click New and click Key

Winlogon_New_key

Type SpecialAccounts and press Enter.

SpecialAccounts

In the left panel create a new key under SpecialAccounts, right click on SpecialAccounts and click New and click Key

SpecialAccounts_New_Key

Name it as UserList.

UserList

In right panel of UserList, create new DWORD (32bit) value, right click on an empty area and select New the click on DWORD (32bit) value.

DWORD

Type the name of the user account that you want to hide and press enter.

username

In the right panel, right click on the user account name and click Modify.

Modify

To hide the user account- Type 0 (Number Zero) and click OK. Whenever you want to use the account just unhide the account by typing 1 instead of Zero.

Modify_0

Done! 4e5cf7d4ccb9c59b6620a9c71944d51e

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