Change login screen in Vista

If you are a home user of Windows Vista you are most likely greeted by a welcome screen with available logins. This is not always what you would like and the CTRL-ALT-DELETE approach with a window for user name and password suits you better.
 
To achieve something closer to that you can try this, start gpedit.msc (as administrator)
 
Browse into
  Local Computer Policy
    Computer Configuration
      Windows Settings
        Security Settings
          Local Policies
            Security Options
 
There you will find several policies for Interactive Login. Double click “Interactive logon: Do not require CTRL-ALT-DEL”” and set it to disabled.
 
This should allow you to login in without the fancy login screen you get by default in Vista.

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