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I want to remove the password complexity rules for my domain. I've changed the default options in the domain group policy to disabled, but I still get a warning message about password complexity when I try to change a password. Where else do I need to change this?

Thanks,
Jeff
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Hi JeffreyWest,


Have you allowed the enought time for the changes to effect the machines (roughtly around 90 minutes)?

Otherwise you can use the following commands on the pcs for a command prompt immediately:
Xp type: gpupdate
2000 pro: secedit /refreshpolicy machine_policy
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Refreshed my browser you the answer was already there..  :)  

Yea..  force your clients GPO's, or reboot them twice for the GPO to take effect...

FE
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Boy I think I need another cup of coffee..  Sorry about my English grammer today..  Replace you with and..  much better..  :)
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Fatal_Exception,


It may be coffee time for you but it's a night cap for me.
I guess why I read your comment without noticing the typo ;-)
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*grin*

<Moved Down Under to spend more time near a beach and less time in pubs, bars and server rooms.>

So you take your night cap by the beach now, eh..??  nice life, my friend..!!
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Well, the harbour is all of 20 metres away from my windows and it's a chilly 18C at night.

Hmmm, sure beats the London rain and heavy traffic.

Hard life, I know ;-)
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makes me want to move...  :(
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not enough
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