AD policy changing password

am trying to set a password policy and using fine grained password policies.  I have users that do not have access to computers and only use OWA.  Question with GPO this can only be set at the computer level correct?  So the fine grained password policy is needed.

The settings are
msDS-MinimumPasswordAge   0
msDS-MaximumPasswordAge     90
msDS-MinimumPasswordLength   6
msDS-PasswordComplexityEnabled  true
msDS-PasswordReversibleEncryptionEnabled   False
msDS-PasswordSettingsPrecedence   10
msDS-PasswordHistoryLength  0

when a user logs on they are unable to change the password as they keep getting the error message
“Your password must be at least 6 characters, cannot repeat of your previous 4 password”  
I have no password history set so the previous 4 is coming from some where and none of the gpo have any password policys set
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Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
Refer to this guide to see if a step is not being followed:
Mike KlineCommented:
Question with GPO this can only be set at the computer level correct?

No the FGPP/PSO is set on a user or group; lots of screenshots here

Man they made this easier in 2012 with the FGPP GUI.



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Run Group Policy Results in your policy manager and make sure the policy you believe should be taking precedence actually is.
JaysonJacksonAuthor Commented:
I deleted the password PSO  and recreated it. and it allows for windows users to change password now.  

I  will open another question as OWA users still can not change passwords.
JaysonJacksonAuthor Commented:
thank you all for this as now all of my users are not so happy...
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