Monday, February 12, 2007

Enable Ctrl+Alt+Del for Vista Logon Screen

You had to use the Ctrl+Alt+Del combination to login to the system in all the previous versions of Windows. This was supposed to provide a higher security login.

This "feature" has been disabled in Vista by default. You can turn it back on if you wish.
  • Open the Advanced User Accounts panel by typing in netplwiz into the start menu search box, and hitting enter.
  • Then click the Advanced tab, and you’ll see this:

  • Just check the box, and the next time you login, you’ll see the old familiar prompt.