Most users don't think twice about what the Windows Logon screen looks like. But as an IT pro, you might be interested in customizing the screen. During this TR Dojo video, I'll show you several tweaks for the Windows Vista Logon screen--from getting rid of the shutdown button to adding a customized text message.
For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window or you can also read Greg Shultz's article, "Tweak Windows Vista's Logon screen to meet your needs," on which this video is based.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. He was most recently Managing Editor for TechRepublic Pro. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.