For our own privacy purpose or say it for security we can maintain and
Create A Hidden User Account under windows xp operating system.
This tweak allows an account that is normally displayed on the Welcome
screen to be hidden from view. To log on using the account it's necessary
to use the Log On To Windows dialog box similar to the one in Windows
#[Start] [Run] [Regedit]
#Modify/Create the Value Data Type(s) and Value Name(s) as detailed below.
#Data Type: REG_DWORD [Dword Value] // Value Name: Type Name of Account to
#Setting for Value Data: [0 = Account is Hidden / 1 = Enabled]
#Exit Registry and Reboot...
While the account is hidden on the Welcome screen, note that the account
profile will be visible in C:\Documents and Settings or wherever user
profiles are stored as well as in Local Users and Groups.