Password policy (GPO) is not updating.

We had a password policy set on the network, this policy specified that users could not change their password unless it was in use for 89 days. (Minimum password age = 89) and the max password length was set to 90. So basically you had to wait until the very end before you could change the password.

Well we changed this setting down to 30, but when a user tried to change their password, it still says it has to be in use for 89 days.

I removed the password policy, and created it in the Default Domain Policy. I even ran a gpupdate /force, rebooted PC's, but still it says the same thing.

How can I fix this?
Drakin030Asked:
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Mike KlineCommented:
Is the default domain policy the last password policy/GPO that is applying to the users at the domain level?
Thanks
Mike
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Drakin030Author Commented:
At the domain level, that's the only policy in place. It should be the only password policy in place.
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johnpittCommented:
Try a gpresult from the PC to see if it will show your GP that is not being applied. It has some details on why they are not applied.
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Drakin030Author Commented:
Hmm it says Applied group policy objects

Automatic updates
Local Group Policy

Why isn't it showing the Default Domain Policy?
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Drakin030Author Commented:
I hate life....

The link wasn't enabled....

Someone's playing a joke on me.

Problem solved.
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speshalystCommented:
this might help you .. "Changes are not applied when you change the password policy"
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/269236
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Mike KlineCommented:
Do you have GPMC installed.  That RSoP report will also help it may tell shy the default domain policy is not applying.
Maybe its being filtered or block inheritance is on
Thanks
Mike
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