Video: Tweak Windows Vista's Logon screen

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. Bill Detwiler demonstrates several tweaks for the Windows Vista Logon screen—from getting rid of the shutdown button to adding a customized text message.

TR Dojo: Tweak Windows Vista's Logon screen to meet your needs Tweak Windows Vista's Logon screen to meet your needs 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. Bill Detwiler shows you several tweaks for the Windows Vista Logon screen--from getting rid of the shutdown button to adding a customized text message. Once you’ve watched this TR Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article and print the tip from our <a href="http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/itdojo/?p=918">TR Dojo Blog</a>.

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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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...