JSI Tip 4485. How do I configure Windows XP to use the classic logon screen?

If your computer is installed as a home computer, NOT a member of domain, setup configures Windows XP to use the friendly Welcome logon screen and the shutdown buttons.

To temporarily use the classic logon screen, press CTRL+ALT+DEL twice on the Welcome logon screen.

To require Windows XP to use the classic logon and shutdown screens for every session:

1. Control Panel / User Accounts / Change the way users log on or off.

2. Clear the Use the Welcome screen box.

NOTE: This disables Fast User Switching.

To require the user to press CTRL+ALT+DEL before the classic logon screen is displayed:

1. Use the Registry Editor to navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon.

2. On the Edit menu, press New and DWORD Value.

3. Change the Value Name to DisableCAD.

4. The default data value of 0 (0x00000000(0)) will require that CTRL+ALT+DEL be pressed.

NOTE: See tip 2108.

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