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How to Disable/Hide Guest Account in Windows 7-Vista Welcome Screen Logon
by: Revengsky Joseph D. Reyes (a.k.a. rjdreyes – jcyberinux.com)

1. Click Window Button then used the search entry, type cmd.
Disable/Hide Guest Account on Windows 7/Vista Logon
From the program list, right-click it then click Run as administrator.
Disable/Hide Guest Account on Windows 7/Vista Logon

2. At the command prompt, type: net user guest /active:no

You will see a message that the command completed successfully. Close the command prompt afterwards.

3. Go to Control Panel, from the category view, go to User Accounts and Family Safety section. From there, click Add or remove user accounts.
Disable/Hide Guest Account on Windows 7/Vista Logon
If you are at the large icons view (All Control Panel Items), click User Accounts.
Disable/Hide Guest Account on Windows 7/Vista Logon
From there, click Manage another account.
Disable/Hide Guest Account on Windows 7/Vista Logon

4. From there, you should see the Guest account, if the account still on, click the guest account, a prompt message will appear, just click Turn off the guest account.
Disable/Hide Guest Account on Windows 7/Vista Logon
Disable/Hide Guest Account on Windows 7/Vista Logon
You should able to see that the guest account is already deactivated.
Disable/Hide Guest Account on Windows 7/Vista Logon

5. Check the Guest status is disable, to do that, go to Control Panel, then click to Administrative Tools, click Local Security Policy, then Local Policies and then click to Security Options.
Disable/Hide Guest Account on Windows 7/Vista Logon
6. From the right panel, you will see the Policy and Security Settings. Check on Accounts: Guest account status if it’s Disable. If not, Double-click it and change to Disabled. Click Apply and Ok.
Disable/Hide Guest Account on Windows 7/Vista Logon

After the settings all complete, restart your computer, you’ll able to see the Guest account on the Windows 7/Vista Welcome Screen Logon.

How to Enable/Unhide the Guest Account? Simple. You can reverse the process of this tutorial. 🙂

Try to explore its usages, then comment here if you found one interesting to share.
That’s all! I hope this guide and tips helps you out! Cheers! 😀

(Note: Microsoft(Windows 7/Vista OS) Logo/Images/Pictures has a respective copyright. I used it for demonstration purpose only.)

Related Entries / Links / Sources / Articles / Sources:
How to Enable/Unhide Guest Account in Windows 7/Vista Welcome Screen Logon
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