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"You do not have permission to change your password"

Posted on 2011-03-24
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All Users including admins are not able to change passwords. People passwords are about to expire and they either get the message "you do not have permission to change your password" for the XP users or Access denied for the Vista and Windows 7 users. I need to get this fixed ASAP any help would be greatly appreciated.
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by:Randy Downs
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try this - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328817

It was for Server 2000 but maybe there's a similar fix
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by:Darius Ghassem
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Check to see if you have the option Can Not Change Password selected on User account
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by:binary_1001010
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check your domain policy, what is the minimum password age?
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by:jshilge
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All users in AD have the option of changing their own password, but it still give them the same message.
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by:Darius Ghassem
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Then there is another restriction within the password policy stopping the password change
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by:jshilge
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I tried "Number -1" solution and added the Eveyone group's "Change Password" option in the security settings and nothing happened. I also added the same setting to "Authenticated Users" and still nothing.
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by:jshilge
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This worked.
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by:jshilge
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I take it back this did not work, This problem is still happening, I only thought it worked because for some reason it worked for 2 of the users having the problem, but since then we found more than 10 that this situation is still happening to.
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