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Windows 7: Win7: How do I change the number of logon icons?

24 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 x64
Win7: How do I change the number of logon icons?

When I start windows 7 there are three logon icons: last user, other user and fingerprint swipe icon. I want it to display a fourth icon for the two last users, or two fixed logon icons, because I use two accounts regularly.

This is from a laptop on our work's network, so it probably should not display all available users.

Is this possible? I searched google with no success.

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27 Oct 2012   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Welcome to Seven Forums PeetBrits. See if this doesn't accomplish what you want:

Logon Screen - Fix Showing Only "Other User" and Last Logged On User

A Guy
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29 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 x64

Hey Guy,

It did not work.

There was no ".DEFAULT" key, and after deleting the entries it still behaved the same way. Isn't there a setting where I turn it on or off? Could there be a domain network setting to override this?
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29 Oct 2012   #4

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

As this is on a work network, there may be restrictions in place at the server level, if this is so then no changes will be possible at the local computer level. The best people to talk to over this matter is your company IT department. They should be able to provide what you need, especially if this is a personal laptop that you use to connect to the work network. It is in the companies interest to provide you with the most efficient way to work so a quick call should get the ball rolling :)
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