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my user account disappeared on windows 7?

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gechurch

So you can successfully log in using your fingerprint?

It's possible to hide user accounts from the Welcome Screen (even though they still exist and work fine). You do this using a registry key under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList. If this key exists, you'll probably find two dword entries with the same name as your account (and a value of 0, which means to hide the account). Delete the entries if they exist and reboot your computer and your accounts will be back.