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Require Validation by Network for Windows Access

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Require Validation by Network for Windows Access (Windows 9x)
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By default Windows doesn't require a valid network username and password combination for a user to create and use a local Windows machine. This functionality can be change to require validation by the network.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Network\Logon]
Value Name: MustBeValidated
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)


Hide Computers Near Me in Network Places (Windows 2000)
This settings allow you to show or hide the computers listed Near Me in My Network Places.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'NoComputersNearMe' set the value to equal '1' to enable the restriction.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart for the changes to take effect.

Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
Value Name: NoComputersNearMe
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = disable restriction, 1 = enable restriction)

Disable Caching of Domain Password (Windows 9x and NT)
Enabling this setting, disables the caching of the NT domain password, and therefore it will need to be re-entered to access additional domain resources.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Network\Logon]
Value Name: NoDomainPwdCaching
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)


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