Problem

The Administrator user does not display on a Microsoft Windows XP Welcome page after adding a new user.

Solution

You can add the Administrator user to the Welcome screen with RegEdit: 
  1. Run REGEDIT.EXE.
  2. Open the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList.
  3. Create a REG_DWORD value, and set it to 0x00000001.
  4. Restart Windows, and the Administrator user should now be on the Welcome screen.

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Last Modified On: December 10, 2016