Windows 10: How to display multiple local user accounts at login screen?

  1.    15 Nov 2016 #1

    How to display multiple local user accounts at login screen?


    Hello,

    My laptop is joined to a domain. In addition I created a number of local user accounts. I would like that all local accounts always appear every time I start the computer. Now only the last account logged in shows up, together with the 'Other' option.

    Kind regards,
    Mike
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  2. Posts : 679
    WinX Pro x64 IP v14986
       15 Nov 2016 #2

    Hi, mikemet, and welcome to the Windows 10 Forums.

    Which version of Windows 10 ae you running on your machine? I am on Insider Preview build 14965 and there is a Group Policy item that is made exactly for that, but it may be build specific or may have appeared since the Anniversary Update, I cannot be sure as I never went looking for this particular setting until you posted your question.

    See if your Group Policy has the following:

    Enumerate local users on domain-joined computers (Computer Configuration --> Administrative templates --> System --> Logon)

    If so, try enabling that and seeing if it works, and (moreimportantly) if it sticks after the first non-domain login on the laptop.

    EDIT: Added the following

    OK, looking up that GP entry, I see that according to Enumerate local users on domain-joined computers | Windows security encyclopedia that it has been around since Windows 8, so you should have it on your machine, assuming you're not running Windows 10 Home joined to a domain.

    HTH
    Last edited by johngalt; 15 Nov 2016 at 19:05. Reason: Added additional info
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  3.    16 Nov 2016 #3

    Hi johngalt, thank you for you suggestion: I did enable 'Enumerate local users on domain-joined computer', however the result remained identical. The login screen just shows the last user logged in and the 'Other' option ...
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 679
    WinX Pro x64 IP v14986
       17 Nov 2016 #4

    It sounds like you have another setting that might be affecting it as well, could your domain admin have set your device to not show other logins?
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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