Re: how do i change the password expiration policy on Vista homep
thomas rohrer wrote:
> i tried the :0 switch but it did not work. It gives me an error about the
> minpwlen. Why do we have to change this through the command prompt. shouldn't
> there be a local security polices area we can change? as in Win XP.
> "Jimmy Brush" wrote:
>> Lewis wrote:
>>> Does anyone know if it is possilble to set the password to never expire on
>>> Vista Home premium? I have an logon for both my wife and myself. My wife's
>>> password expired (didn't give her the option of changing it).
>> See if this works for you:
>> - Click start
>> - Type: command prompt
>> - Right-click it when it appears in the list and click Run As Administrator
>> - Type the following command and press enter:
>> net accounts /maxpwage:0
>> Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User
>> Windows Vista Support FAQ - http://www.jimmah.com/vista/
You can still use local security policy to change it. In this case,
though, the OP was using a home version of windows, so local security
policy was not available to him.
Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User
Windows Vista Support FAQ - http://www.jimmah.com/vista/