Windows displays the account of the last logged in user on the login screen by default. While this makes logging in faster if you are the only one using the computer. It may prove inappropriate or a security risk if you share the computer with others. With your username handy, all an attacker needs to access your computer is the password.
If you want to limit your PC vulnerability, you can customize your windows login screen to hide your account details. So, whenever you are logged out, you will need to input your username and password before accessing your PC. I will show you how to do so in this guide. How to Configure Data Deduplication On Windows Server.
Hide all Users Account from Windows Login Screen
You can hide all users account from the login screen through the GPO. From the Cortana search bar, search for “local group policy” and select the first result.
This opens the GPO setting screen. Next, navigate to Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options. Then look for the policy “Interactive logon: Don’t Display Last Signed-in”, and “Interactive logon: Don’t Display Username at Sign-in”. Which is not defined by default.
Enable both by right-clicking on it, checking Properties, selecting Enabled and clicking the Ok button. How to Convert HEIC to JPEG on Mac with Preview App.
When next you or anyone else wants to login, a username and password will be required.
I hope you find this guide helpful, kindly leave a comment if you have any questions.