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LMHashes and Windows 98 in Active Directory

hi guys

im about to remove lmhash password on active directory, the problem I have is that I still have some windows 98 machines in the environment that we cannot remove. how this will affect this machines? can I install directory services client on windows 98 machines to fix this? or this is nothing to do with lmhashes?

please help!thanks
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Senior Active Directory Engineer
Top Expert 2012
Commented:
Hi,

yes you need to install Directory Services Client on them and you can disable LM Hash but read this first to check what limitation you might have on 95/98 machines
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299656

if you install DSC and the rest of limitations do not disrupt your environment functionality then go ahead, disable LM hashes.

Regards,
Krzysztof