How to suppress Admin acct from welcome screen



The subject says it all, I think. My machine has three accounts; admin, main
user, guest user. When the machine starts I do not want the admin acct to be
visible to the main and user accts from the welcome screen. I didn't see an
obvious way to do this but surely there must be. Advice?



I guess I am insane (along with a group of others).

This is what you do if you can login.

Turning on the Administrator account is straightforward.

First, open an elevated command prompt by typing

cmd into the Search box on the Start menu, right-clicking

the command prompt icon that appears at the top of the

Start menu, then selecting Run as administrator .

Then enter this command and press Enter:

Net user administrator /active:yes

From now on, the Administrator account will appear as an

option on the Welcome screen, along with any user accounts

you may have set up. Use it like any other account. Be aware

that it won't have a password yet, so it's a good idea to set a

password for it.

If you want to disable the account and hide it, enter this

command at an elevated command prompt and press Enter:

Net user administrator /active:no

AutoLogon - Start - Search - netplwiz

Highlight User Name - Uncheck Users must enter a User Name and Password

Provide Password when prompted or hit enter if no password

How to Enable or Disable the Real Built-in Administrator Account

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