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Guest User Account - Suicidal

  1. #1


    Posts : 77
    Windows 8 HP Envy

    Guest User Account - Suicidal


    I am not really getting any help with this anywhere. Here is the link to show what I am up to: Turn off Guest account W8 - Geeks to Go Forums

    Its gotta be something simpler than this.

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  2. #2


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello ding dong, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    The Guest account will always be displayed in the "User Accounts" window. If you notice, it says that it is turned off, so you should no longer be seeing the Guest account on your sign in screen.

    Are you still seeing the Guest account on your sign in screen or Start screen user menu?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 328
    Windows 8.1 (x64)


    You could probably enable it, then assign a strong password and disable it again if you're really worried.
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  4. #4


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello oneeyed,

    I'm afraid that the Guest account cannot have a password created for it.

    However, only administrators are able to turn on the Guest account.

    Guest Account - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
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  5. #5


    Posts : 77
    Windows 8 HP Envy


    Its not the login screen I want it removed from but the networks side bar on the right.
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  6. #6


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Please go ahead and post a screenshot showing what you wanted to be removed to see if it may help to ID the issue.

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  7. #7


    Posts : 77
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    I cant do a screen shot because when I click on the snip tool it dissappears. It pops up when you click on the wifi internet strength bars in the right bottom tray. There you will see the guest account.
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  8. #8


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    64-bit Windows 10


    How about with using the Print Screen key and Paint?

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  9. #9


    If a guest WiFi channel was active then it would show up on the list of WiFi connections which is what I think the Op is referring to?

    You can just turn that off in the routers settings.
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  10. #10


    Posts : 77
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    What key does that look like brink?

    No, it doesnt get rid of it see snap:

    Click image for larger version
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