How to hide your personal information from the Windows 10 login screen

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How to hide your personal information from the Windows 10 login screen: - When you start Windows 10, your email ID will be displayed on the login screen. You must enter your password to log in. If you are in a private place, this would not be a problem for you. But let's say you are a teacher and your laptop is connected to a projector. I definitely wouldn't appreciate your email ID being shown to everyone until you walk up to your laptop and enter your password to log in. on the login screen you are in the right place. Read on to learn how to hack this simple trick.



Make changes to the settings if you have the anniversary update

With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, disabling user data from the login screen is very simple. You just need to disable a toggle button for that.
1 STEP

  • Open the Home menu and click settings application icon to start it. Once the settings the application starts, click Accounts tile from the list of available options.

2 STEP

  • Under the Accounts settings, find the call option Access options and click on it. In the right window pane, you will find a section called Privacy. Under the Privacy section, disable the toggle button for the option Show account details (for example, email address) on the login screen. That is.

Change the Registry Editor entries if you don't already have the Anniversary Update

1 STEP


  • print WIN + R keys together to start the file run the dialog box. When it opens, type regedit and hit Log in key.


2 STEP

  • il Registry Editor the window opens. Then go to the following path:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem

  • Once you are on the specified path, make sure the path is correct as following screenshot shown. Highlight the file System by clicking on it. Now in the right window pane, find an input value by name dontdisplaylastusername. If you can't find that value, see step 4 to learn how to create a new DWORD value. After creating it, you can name it as dontdisplaylastusername.
    PHASE 3
  • Double click on the file dontdisplaylastusername to edit your Valuable data. Come in 1 as the value in Valuable data field and press the button ok button.
  • PHASE 4



  • Then find the DWORD value by name DontDisplayLockedUserID. If you can't find it, right click on an empty space in the right window pane, click New then click Valore DWORD (32 bit).
  • PHASE 5

  • Name the newly created DWORD value DontDisplayLockedUserID. Double click on it to edit it Valuable data.
  • PHASE 6

  • Set the value in the file Valuable data filed as 3. Click on ok once you're done. You are ready.
  • Reboot the system for the changes to take over. See if the methods worked for you. If not, leave your comments, we will be happy to help you. Stay tuned for more tips, tricks and tips.

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