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my user account disappeared on windows 7?

By krishnagopi614 ·
Hi Folks present I am running windows 7 on my PC.Two weeks back,I just shut down my system and I restart my system ,win 7 booted and also came login screen but my user accounts are not visible to me and it disappeared .Actually I had two accounts ,one is admin(krishna) and other one is non admin(others). when ever I login to my system I just use my finger print and I don't type password..

Give me suggestions ,how can I get my user accounts on login screen

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Check the registry

by gechurch In reply to my user account disappear ...

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.

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by krishnagopi614 In reply to Check the registry

no.. sir,I can't login to my finger print also...
I tried these register also

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by gechurch In reply to Check the registry

I don't know the answer then. Have you tried Safe Mode yet? If it works from there you can at least start diagnosing, or create a new account to test further with.

Failing that, if it were me I'd probably try a bootable CD next. Run a utility to show you the list of user accounts on the machine (something like @ctive Password Changer). This would at least let you confirm which accounts still exist.

Another option is to download the trial of Microsoft DaRT CD for Windows 7. Boot off that and run a System Restore to a date before the problem started.

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