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Hide the Last User Name

This setting lets you clear the username box on the logon screen.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
This setting prevents the new person from knowing about the last person, who accessed the system.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If the subkey “\CurrentVersion\Policies\System” is not present, create it as explained below. Then, create a string value name “DontDisplayLastUserName”, if this value does not exist. Now, right-click and modify the value data box with “1” enable the setting.

Click “OK” and close the registry editor.

After logoff or system restart, changes take effect.

Activate the dial up on logon.reg

The '.reg' file will activate the dial up on logon.

Deactivate the dial up on logon (Default).reg

The '.reg' file will deactivate the dial up on logon

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Last ‘Username’ is not displayed in the box on the logon screen.

Last ‘Username’ is displayed in the box on the logon screen by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policie s\System\],in the open area right-click on "DontDisplayLastUserName" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "1" without quotation in he text box and click on 'OK'. Once you are done. After a restart or logoff, the changes take effect.

Enable users to automatically logon to Windows (For 98/ME).

Category : System > Startup & Shutdown

This tweak forces the machine to auto logon and to ignore any bypass attempts.

Manage the startup programs list.

Category : System > Startup & Shutdown

This setting can help you to manage the existing programs in your startup list.

Prevent Windows Messenger to auto-run.

Category : System > Startup & Shutdown

This tweak can disable auto-run function of Windows Messenger, which starts messenger with Windows.

Display a custom logon message before logon (For Win 98/Me).

Category : System > Startup & Shutdown

This setting enables you to specify a warning message about illegal access to a computer that will be shown before the user types his data to the logon screen.

Specify the default username for the Windows login (For Win 98/Me).

Category : System > Startup & Shutdown

You can specify a default username that should be displayed with the next Windows login.

 
 
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