Security Tweaks - Change the Message Shown on the Logon Box

With this Tweak you can change the message shown on the logon box.

To change this, follow the next steps:

  1. Open the Registry Editor click on the Start button on your taskbar, then click on Run and type "regedit" and click on OK to start the regedit utility.
  2. Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon (see picture 1).

    Picture 1
  3. Create a new string value named "LogonPrompt" and enter the text you want to display. The default message is: 'Enter a user name and password that is valid for this system.' This feature can be used in conjunction with the Legal Notice Dialog Box Before Logon tweak.
  4. The modifications you made will be in effect after you logout or reboot your PC.



Lex van der Horst

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