Re: Clear Login Dialog Box



Nepatsfan,
Thanks your solution work like a charm exactly what I was looking for.
Thanks,

DR. C

"Nepatsfan" wrote:

> "Dr. C" <DrC@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:A13F3742-DF54-4CA5-A361-CCF44031E484@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Good Day,
> > I am using Windows XP Home at Home (first time normally I use
> > Professional,
> > but it came with the Laptop). I have modified the Registry so
> > I have to press
> > Ctrl+Alt+Delete for the Log In screen, but I would also like
> > to have the last
> > User name removed from the Dialog box, I have done some
> > searching for this,
> > and nothing has been successful, I do not have an Advance Tab
> > in the Users
> > area (in the Control panel), like the Microsoft Website
> > suggested so that is
> > out, unless you can tell me how to activate it. I am not used
> > to working in
> > the Registry so please respond with some what complete
> > details on how to
> > do's, but I am not new to Computers I have achieved the PhD
> > and Microsoft
> > Certification (MS Boot Camp in Germany) level.
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > Dr. C
>
> Since Local Security Policy is not available in XP Home
> Edition, you're going to have to edit the registry to
> accomplish your goal.
>
> Start the Registry Editor and Navigate to this key:
>
> HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
>
> In the right hand pane, right click dontdisplaylastusername.
> Select Modify from the menu
> Change the Value data to 1.
> Note: If the value dontdisplaylastusername doesn't exist on
> your computer, right click an open area in the right hand pane
> and select New -> DWORD value. Rename the new value
> dontdisplaylastusername and change the data to 1.
> Close the registry editor and reboot to see if you've achieved
> the desired results.
>
> Here's an article that explains the process:
>
> Restrict Showing the Last Username
> http://www.winguides.com/registry/display.php/988/
>
> Good luck
>
> Nepatsfan
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