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JSI Tip 4894. The Windows XP Guest account.

The Windows XP Guest account is used in the Windows XP Home Edition and in Windows XP Professional when it is not a domain member.

The Guest account has been designed to perform special functions with network shares and security. In these environments, you must NOT disable the Guest account.

You can remove the Guest account from the Fast User Switching Welcome screen by using Control Panel / User Accounts.

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