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HideLocalAccountScreen

Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2

HideLocalAccountScreen specifies whether end users must set the Administrator password screen that appears during OOBE.

This setting applies only to the Windows Server® editions.

 

true

Hides the Administrator password screen during OOBE.

false

Does not hide the Administrator password screen during OOBE.

This is the default value.

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

The following XML example shows how to hide the Administrator password screen during OOBE.

<OOBE>
     <HideLocalAccountScreen>true</HideLocalAccountScreen>
</OOBE>

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OOBE

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