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Windows 7: How do I hide/remove user icon in login screen?

14 Mar 2015   #1
lambentmarkus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How do I hide/remove user icon in login screen?

Can't seem to find a good solution, does anyone know this?


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14 Mar 2015   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello lambentmarkus, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you like, you could disable the user account to no longer have it show up on the log on screen.

User Account - Enable or Disable

If you don't want to disable the user account, then you could set Windows to require users to enter both their user name and password on the log on screen to no longer see any users on the log on screen.

Log On with User Name and Password

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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14 Mar 2015   #3
lambentmarkus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I actually saw one of your solutions to this issue but they're really not solving what I want. I don't want to disable and if I do it the other way there will still be an empty user icon. Is there not a way to completely remove the login user icon? If not, is there a way to make the user login icon empty (without adapting it manually to its background)?
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14 Mar 2015   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lambentmarkus View Post
I don't want to disable and if I do it the other way there will still be an empty user icon.

If not, is there a way to make the user login icon empty (without adapting it manually to its background)?
What I posted will make the user icon empty, and only have one on the log on screen.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lambentmarkus View Post
Is there not a way to completely remove the login user icon?
There's this below, but it is risky to do. One mistake could cause issues.

windows 7 - How to remove the User picture from Login and Lock screen? - Super User
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14 Mar 2015   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Delete the user account

Why do you have it if you don`t want it on the welcome/logon screen ?
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14 Mar 2015   #6
lambentmarkus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I actually did try the "risky" one, but I had no success. By that I mean literally nothing happened and it stayed the same.
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14 Mar 2015   #7
lambentmarkus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Delete the user account

Why do you have it if you don`t want it on the welcome/logon screen ?
I do want the logon screen though. I have a nice login screen but the icon is bothering me
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