Require Alphanumeric Windows Password

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Require Alphanumeric Windows Password (Windows 9x and NT)
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Windows by default will accept anything as a password, including nothing. This setting controls whether Windows will require a alphanumeric password, i.e. a password made from a combination of alpha (A, B, C...) and numeric (1, 2 ,3 ...) characters.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Network]
Value Name: AlphanumPwds
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = disabled, 1=enabled)


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