Hide a User on the Windows 8 Lock Screen

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Steps

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    First, open the Run window.
    Press and hold the Windows key on the keyboard and then press the "R" key.
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    Type in "regedit".
    This refers to the Registry Editor.
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    Click "OK" or hit the enter or return key.
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    In the Registry Editor, double-click "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE".
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    Double-click "SOFTWARE".
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    Double-click "Microsoft".
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    Scroll down to find "Windows NT" and double-click it.
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    Double-click "CurrentVersion".
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    Scroll down to find "Winlogon" and click it.
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    Right-click on "Winlogon" and hover over "New".
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    Click "Key".
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    Type in the name "SpecialAccounts" and hit the enter key to finalize.
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    Right-click "SpecialAccounts" and hover over "New".
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    Click "Key".
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    Type in the name "UserList" and hit the enter key to finalize.
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    Right-click on "UserList" and hover over "New".
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    Click "DWORD (32-bit) Value".
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    Type in the name of the user that will be hidden from the lock screen.
    For example, "User 1", or "John" or "VisiHow", and so on. For this demonstration, we will hide "Guest".
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    Press the enter key to finalize.
    Now the Guest user won't be visible.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to hide a user on the lock screen on Windows 8 computers.
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Recent edits by: Anonymous, Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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