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Disabled Password Caching

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Disabled Password Caching (Windows 9x and NT)
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Normally Windows caches a copy of the users password on the local system to allow for additional automation, this leads to a possible security threat on some systems. Disabling caching means the users passwords are not cached locally. This setting also removes the second Windows password screen and also remove the possibility of networks passwords to get out of sync.

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


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