Create Hidden Admin Account In XP

25/06/2011 19:59

Since we are going to do all the editing the Windows Registry you should back up the registry before proceeding.

After backing up the registry, follow the steps to create your own hidden

* Goto Start -> Run -> Type regedit -> Enter

* In the left menu goto,

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ Winlogon \ SpecialAccounts \ User List

In the details pane, right click -> New -> String Value

Right-click the new string value and click Rename

Enter the name of the account you want to hide.

Press Enter, then click on the value of the string back and change the value to 0, the cache. If you want to be visible to enter all the value 1.

Now save and close the registry and logoff.

Go greeter and press Ctrl + Alt + Del twice to bring up login prompt

Enter the hidden accounts, and a password.

that's all.