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Windows 7: Changing the default login upon restart

23 Dec 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Changing the default login upon restart

Hey guys,
I had a quick query. We have an enterprise setup wherein we have users on a domain. Now whenever we need to do some changes we login via the administrator a/c. What happens upon restart is that it shows the Administrator a/c again when we press CTRL+ALT+DEL to log on. Is there any way to change this so that it shows the default user of that machine instead of Administrator upon a restart. Help or suggestions would be appreciated...

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23 Dec 2013   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1

magnuz666, welcome to the windows 7 forum.
There is a domain option that would clear out the username when the machine was rebooted but don't believe that it would put another name in the login spot.

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23 Dec 2013   #3

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Anyone can logon on that computer to the domain. So there's nothing regarding "default user regarding machine"!
Correct me if I misunderstand.

AFAIK it displays the last succesfull logon in that logon dialog box. So it isn't "administrator" all the time
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23 Dec 2013   #4

Windows 10 Pro

Click on Start button, and type gpedit.msc into Start Search box, and hit Enter to open the Local Security Policy Editor.
Navigate to Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options.
In the right pane, double click on Interactive Logon: Do not display last user name.
Select and set the radio button of Enabled.
Click OK.

Also make sure "don’t show last username” policy is set in group policy.
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