Windows XP users cannot change domain user password via ctrl-alt-del

Posted on 2011-04-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am using windows server 2003/2008.  I have windows xp users that cannot change passwords via CTRL-ALT-DEL.  Even under a my "administrator" id when I press CTRL-ALT-DEL, the change password is greyed out.

Which setting to I change to allow users to change their password?

Question by:tucktech
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    Accepted Solution

    Here's how it may have been disabled:
    LVL 1

    Assisted Solution

    It may be a GPO blocking this feature as explain in this article:

    Of into the user -> Account tabs -> Uncheck "User cannot change password"

    Author Closing Comment

    tmassa99 / billyangers, this worked perfectly.  I did have to move users from the "container" users to a new OU and it worked perfectly.  Thanks!!!

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