How to hide a user account from the logon screen?


  1. Posts : 182
    Xp, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10
       #1

    How to hide a user account from the logon screen?


    I'm trying to create a user account that I need to run some apps with using a remote connection. (The reason for a separate account is so that I can assign it a special set of permissions/privileges.)

    If I create just another user account, it shows up in the logon screen. Which I don't want to prevent confusion.

    But if I set a GPO to block this account on the local system, I can't seem to use it to start any process under (I'm getting an error code 1385, ERROR_LOGON_TYPE_NOT_GRANTED):



    So is there any other way to hide it from the logon screen?
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  2. das10's Avatar
    Posts : 2,822
    Win 10 pro 20H2
       #2

    I haven't tried it but see if this helps :

    How to hide user accounts from the login screen in Windows 10

    (Of course, I presume you follow safe computing with System Imaging, backups etc.)
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  3. Posts : 182
    Xp, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Oh, man. That worked like a charm. Appreciate it!
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