To hide a user’s account from the welcome screen in Windows XP:
1. Open Registry Editor.
2. In Registry Editor, navigate to the following registry key:
- Create the following entry:
- Username: REG_DWORD
(Where Username is the username of the user you want to hide from the Welcome Screen).
1. Assign a value of 0.
2. Close Registry Editor.
This will prevent the user from showing up on the welcome screen.