How to hide my account from the logon screen?

I want to hide one of my account from the Windows logon screen.
My machine is p4  Duel Core , OS is Windows XP Home edition
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HimalikAsked:
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johnb6767Commented:
Hide a User from the Welcome Screen in Windows XP
http://www.petri.co.il/hide_a_user_from_the_welcome_screen_in_windows_xp.htm

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johnb6767Commented:
You can still hit CTRL+ALT+DEL twice, and login using the classic login box, just as an FYI....
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MaduKpCommented:
Here is the way to do this in registry level.

There is a registry key for User List normally contains special accounts like the IUSR and IWAM accounts but still but you can add normal accounts to have them hidden from the Logon dialog list by adding a new entry with the "Name" of the user account logon

Hive--HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Key---SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList
Name--[logon name]
Type---REG_DWORD
0 - Hides the user just from the welcome screen
1 - The user is shown

The setting of an account as hidden does not remove the user profile under "Documents and Settings", but you could remove the profile if you want the account to be really hidden via another administrator account. The profile will be recreated from the default the next time you logon.
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HimalikAuthor Commented:
Thanks both johnb6767 and madukp for very quick responds.
I have accepted both comments as correct answers but I divided points in to 50 for  johnb6767 & 75 for maukp because madukp  have given me more information
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johnb6767Commented:
"The setting of an account as hidden does not remove the user profile under "Documents and Settings", but you could remove the profile if you want the account to be really hidden via another administrator account. The profile will be recreated from the default the next time you logon."

Keep in mind, this is a dangerous suggestion.... If you remove the account, you lose ALL data stored in it......Documents, favorites, desktop (where most people work from).....

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HimalikAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the comment. Actually I was aware the risk of losing the contents. Still I didnt practically remove my profile, but I know the precautions if I am taking that step.
Thanks again for keeping in touch and continues advice.
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