Changing the Default 14 day Password Expiry Warning

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Changing the Default 14 day Password Expiry Warning
Tags:  Windows NT Windows 2000
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This entry specifies the number of days that a warning message is displayed before the user's password expires.
1. Open the registry, and find the key below.
2. Create a new DWORD value and name it 'PasswordExpiryWarning' set the value to equal the number of days at which the Password Change Notification is presented.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
Value Name: PasswordExpiryWarning
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (Number of Days)

More Info: http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q135/4/03.asp


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