How To Enable Hidden Administrator Account on Windows 10, 8.1, 7, XP 4

Hiding users from welcome screen for your security, to keep your privacy , to hide your files, or any other purpose. Let’s Learn how to hide users from welcome screen in windows.

  1. Open Registry Editor By typing regedit in run
  2. Navigate to the following address
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogonSpecialAccountsUserList
    (NOTE: If the path doesnot exists than create it)
  3. Now create a DWORD (32-bit) value here and name it exactly the same as your user account ex- Abhinav
  4. To hide this account set the value of this DWORD to 0
  5. To Show it again on screen set the value to 1 or delete this DWORD

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