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Password Changing Problem

I've recently set up a new domain using 2008 R2 SP1 and as such, when I created all the users, I used a default password for all of them.

After a week of testing, I was ready for the users to set their own password, so I updated group policy to reflect my wish to turn complex passwords on etc then from within AD I forced all users to change password at next logon.

I now have a number of users who cannot change their password, no matter what they use (they meet the requirements) the passwords are rejected and cannot be changed.
I have now removed all requirements for passwords from within Group Policy, forced a GP update but still the users cannot set a password.

Setting a PW from within AD works fine - this is just from the workstations.

I'm out of ideas... anyone seen this before?
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dangermouse1977Author Commented:
Weirdly it's not all users, and it also affects new users that have been created since the complexity requirements were disabled....
dangermouse1977Author Commented:
solved it by setting the minimum password valid time to 0

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