hide user account for logon screen

Posted on 2014-08-28
Last Modified: 2014-09-01
Hi All,

This is something I have seen in windows XP.

On the logon screen you will see different user accounts (icons).  If you hide an account then you will need to press ctl + alt + del to get a different logon screen where you will be required to type a user name and and password.

My question is how to do this in windows 7 Professional?

Thanks in advance
Question by:Reyesrj
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    The only time this happens for windows 7 is when the workstation is joined to a domain controller.
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    Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options

    Read through them you'll get an idea

    The settings you're looking for are right here
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    Open Local Security Policy by going to Control Panel -> All Control Panel Items -> Administrative Tools

    Once open click Local Policies -> Security Options and change "Interactive logon: Do not require CTRL+ALT+DEL" to enabled.

    Good Luck!

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    Thank you!

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