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Windows 7: windows 7 start up account help.

19 Jun 2012   #1
larson

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 
windows 7 start up account help.

i was trying to take away the admin account off the startup screen after i gt my key board replaced. then i followed this tutorial(underneith) after this i went to log in on the startup screen im prompted to type in the username and password. when i did none of the account showed up and im not able to find any of the accounts even the admin account. i type in the name and password and and no name works. any help would be great
"Home Premium does not include the Local Security Policy Manager so you'll need to do a registry modification to enable the classic logon.

Click on start and type "regedit.exe" withot quotes into the search field, hit enter.

Expand the registry key:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

Double-click on “dontdisplaylastusername” in the right pane and then modify the value to “1″



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19 Jun 2012   #2
Ztruker

Windows 8.1 Pro X64
 
 

Try this. Advanced Boot Options

Select Repair you computer. From there select Restore your computer.
Select a date before you made the registry change.

That should fix it.

If all you want to do is get rid of Adminiostrator on the login screen, open a Elevated Command prompt and enter

net user Administrator active:no


That will disable the Administrator account and it will no longer show up on the Login screen. To enable it again:

net user Administrator active:yes
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