Well if you have the following questions in mind. “How to make windows 7 Logon box look like windows XP?” “How to enable windows XP logon dialog in windows 7?” And want to change or get rid of windows 7 logon screen and make it look like windows XP. Then I must tell you FORGET IT.
There is no way to make your windows 7 logon screen look like classic XP logon screen. As this feature has been removed from the windows 7. So there’s no practical way to get it back unless Microsoft releases a patch or provides it through service pack.
But there is still a classic logon screen of windows 7 that does not looks like much XP and totally different that from that of windows XP, I can tell you how to enable that.
Here goes the tutorial
How to Enable Classic Logon Screen in Windows 7
Well there are 2 ways to do it, but I am telling you one that is simple and applies to all versions of windows 7 done through registry modification.You can do this by manually editing the registry or take a shortcut also.
First I will tell you about the manual editing way
1.Click start then run or press windows key + R to bring up the run dialog box
2.Type “regedit” and press enter.
3.Navigate to this key
4.Locate “dontdisplaylastusername” in right pane and double click it
5.Change its value from 0 to 1 and press ok
6.Close the registry editor to see the changes
And if you feel this is long and you might not to able do these, then here the shortcut for you
I have made a reg file zipped in the link below, just download and extract the reg file and double it. You will get the prompt
Are you sure you want to add the information Geekprison.Reg to the registry?
Just press yes and you will be done in no time. Logoff to see the change effected.