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To lock user account (Domain user account) while Offline on 5 unsuccessful tries

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Last Modified: 2010-04-13
We know that as per GPO policies a Domain account can be locked out upon unsuccessful tries while being on the network and connected to domain.

But imagine a scenario when a laptop gets stolen... the theif wants to access the data on the laptop... he knows the login...

currently windows allows unlimited tries to guess user password (if login is known) and doesnot lock the account (as it does while being on the network and connected to domain)

My question is.....
Is there a way we can lock a user account upon unsuccessful tries (locally)?
is there a third party tool which does that?

please do reply... as k question ... this is quiete urgent

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