Disable the Change Password Button

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Disable the Change Password Button
Tags:  Windows NT Windows 2000
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This setting disables the 'Change Password' button on the Windows NT Security dialog box. Enabling this setting stops casual users from being able to change the password.
Note: This functionality requires Windows NT Service Pack 4 or higher.

Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
Value Name: DisableChangePassword
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

More Info: http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q174/8/40.asp

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