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Windows 7: Hide admin account at the start up screen

21 Aug 2013   #1
imcanadian

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Hide admin account at the start up screen

Hello and I am new to this forum as I need help with "Hide admin account at the start up screen." I did download the file, Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable. I saved the file in download folder then extract this file to desktop. Then I click the " DisableUACforAdmin " now my question is that where is this registry go to? Because of asking is that after I clicked this and the message popped up on the screen and said below:

Registry Editor

/ ! \ Adding information can unintentionally change or delete values and cause components to stop
working correctly. If you do not trust the source of this information in
C:\Users\Mackay\Desktop\DisableUACforAdmin.reg, do not add it to the registry.

Are you sure you want to continue? [ Yes ] [ No ]

And I did go ahead to click this and not sure if it is working because I tried again to restart the computer and the icon on the screen still show. What have I done now with this?

Forgot to add that my operating system is Windows 7 64x Home Premium.

Your help would be appreciated!

Thank you,

John


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21 Aug 2013   #2
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Is Mackay in the Administrators Group ? If so do the following

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable


Open up an Elevated Command Prompt. Click on in type CMD . Right click on CMD under Programs (1) choose . On the User Access Control window click on the Yes button . Command Prompt opens up to C:\Windows\System32>_

Inside the command prompt type in the command below

net user administrator /active:no
press Enter you should see this The Command Completed Successfully
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25 Aug 2013   #3
imcanadian

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks for your help with this and sorry that I did not do till this evening as my wife and I were away to U.S. to be with our son and his family. Once again thanks for your help with this

John
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