This article was previously published under Q315232
For a Microsoft Windows 2000 version of this article, see 101063.
This article describes how to add a warning message to be displayed when a user logs on to the computer.
Some users might interpret the "Welcome" logon dialog box as an invitation to breach system security. Although you cannot change the "Welcome" caption in the box, you can display a warning message box.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To enable display of a warning message, make the following changes in the registry:
Start Registry Editor (Regedit).
Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE subtree, and then go to the following key: