Steps to hide or unhide user account in windows 7

Introduction

In this tutorial we teach you the procedure to be followed for the prevention of access to disable a user account or to hide a user account in windows 7 such as UAC, Parental controls, Logon screens and user Accounts.

User has to make note that he should not hide the administrator account and if any mistake happen also user can boot it in the safe mode and user can unhide the administrator account.

Steps to hide manually using registry editor

In the first step user has to type regedit command in start menu in search box and enter has to be pressed.


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User has to click on continue or yes if it is prompted by UAC.


The user has to navigate the following address given below in regedit


[B]HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\Cu rrentVersion\Winlogon[/B

In the next step user has to click the Winlogon which is on the left pane and user has to click on New and has to select the key.



In the next step user has to type special accounts and enter has to be pressed.



In the special accounts user has to click on key and new.



In the next step user has to type userlist and Enter has to be pressed.



User has to right click on empty area in the right pane of userlist and has to click the New option and the value of DWORD.



In the next step user has to type the name of the user account which user willing to hide and enter has to be pressed.



User has to right click on the user account name in the right pane and option modify has to be clicked.