|Require Users to Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete Before Logon (Windows 2000/XP)|
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This setting controls whether users are required to press Ctrl + Alt + Delete as a security precaution before logging into the system.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'DisableCAD' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: Windows XP systems must be configured to use the classic login method for this setting to work.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = Require Ctrl+Alt+Delete, 1 = Disable)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: March 25, 2002