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Windows XP Autologon & Hide Users

Windows XP Autologon & Hide Users from the welcome screen

To make windows xp auto log in do the following…

  1. open your registry editor i.e. regedit
  2. Go to the following path


    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsNTCurrentVersionWinlogon
  3. Add 3 String Values
    AutoAdminLogon=1
    DefaultUsername=username
    DefaultPassword=password

To hide users from showing up in the welcome screen just move down to keys as shown.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogonSpecialAccountsUserList

Create the following entry:
Username: REG_DWORD (Where Username is the username of the user you want to hide from the Welcome Screen).
Assign a value of 0.Close Registry Editor.
Reboot Windows.

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