How To : display the Administrator account

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DrX

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To display the Administrator (master: Admin/Sysadmin) account on the Windows XP Welcome logon screen, fire up Regedit (or Regedt32) and go to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList

Create (if not present) a new Value: right-click on an empty spot in the right hand pane -> select New -> DWORD [REG_DWORD] Value -> name it Administrator -> click OK -> double-click on it -> check the Decimal box -> type 1 -> click OK.

Modify (if present) the "Administrator" DWORD [REG_DWORD] Value: highlight it in the right hand pane -> select Modify -> check the Decimal box -> type 1 -> click OK.
Close the Registry Editor when done.
From now on, whenever you logon as Admin/Sysadmin [ONLY IF you have administrator rights to the computer you're trying to boot into :)] you'll see the Administrator account on the Welcome display.
 
E

existenz

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or you could just Ctrl-Alt-Del twice...much more convenient ;)
 
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Druce

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but then you'd have to press three keys twice, vice one clik - i am all about energy conservation.. lol

lazy?! me lazy?!
:p
 

LPDad

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The easiest way to display the Administrator logon....

is to just check the box that says :

__ display administrator at logon

using tweak ui :D :D
(in PowertoolsXP)

I vote for the easy way every time....
 

Khayman

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but you can't dfo that in xp home, cause mine doesn't dispay that
 

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