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Friday, November 06, 2009 6:05 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thanks for your reply.The first KB article shows the error I am getting but I know that You need to uncheck a box "User cannot change password" and Apply to changes. Make sure there are no conflicting password policies between Default Domain Policy and local policy of domain controller (gpedit.msc on DC) - both of them can be used to setup password You may need to drop the system from the domain and then re-add the system back. check over here

They dont have citrix or exchange. and user can't change password set!   21 Replies Tabasco OP Adam Sharif Aug 21, 2013 at 2:15 UTC Do you have a restriction set for minimum password That's it. A error message: "Windows cannot Change the Password". http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-security/windows-cant-change-the-password-aministrator/af388cd1-fa7d-4026-9510-4ae2a39e9710

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Now run following command: net user username /Passwordchg:yes Replace username with the correct user account name. Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go? By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks.

If your user account name is Bill, then run following command: net user Bill/ Passwordchg: yes If your user account name includes spaces, then set the account name inside double-quotes as Add Cancel × Insert code Language Apache AppleScript Awk BASH Batchfile C C++ C# CSS ERB HTML Java JavaScript Lua ObjectiveC PHP Perl Text Powershell Python R Ruby Sass Scala SQL The way GPOs work, it'll only reprocess if it thinks the GPO has changed since the last refresh so it's possible some settings are out of whack.   3 Windows 7 Cannot Change Password Doesn't Meet Complexity Requirements My version of windows is not Pro, so many of the options/solutions presented are not possible for me...

In all these situations, you can't change your account password. User Cannot Change Password Active Directory See more RELATED PROJECTS HOMENET Home Network Infrastructure Upgrade MDM Use We are integrating a MDM onto our Dispatch tablets and onto all Company owned Mobile devices/laptops/desktops. needs resetting)? 0 Ghost Chili OP Thanks A.J. anchor Sorry, I didn't include any of the environment details : Svr 2k8R2 DC, clients Win7 & a few XPs.

Thanks VG. Cannot Change Password Windows 7 Access Denied generally we create users in AD through the Exchange server so it will also create the mailbox at the same time... If you want to alter domain users password policy, you'd have to do it via default domain policy or gpedit.msc on DC itself.  0 Sonora OP Lee Cripps Molan: I will install dcdiag on my workstation and see what it comes up with 1 Datil OP Robert.P Jun 7, 2012 at 3:20 UTC AUC Jonathan wrote:

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Tweet If you want to choose best double stroller: Click here Lastest General Introduction About Wi-Fi Camera How to Fix Error When the Laptop Not Booting How To Clean Up Your https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2910686 Another observation is at the Ctrl, Alt Delete Password prompt; users are also given the option to change a network password under 'Other Credentials'. Windows Cannot Change The Password Windows 7 we had some 2k servers, but they are all gone now, mercifully...  Now to track down my Exchange 2003 install disc... Windows Cannot Change The Password Windows 7 Administrator By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks.

Leave a Comment Cancel Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website or Blog Connect with Us RSS feed | Email newsletter Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | YouTube check my blog I stumbled across this, which seemed similar.   1 Jalapeno OP Jonathan Marlowe Jun 8, 2012 at 7:15 UTC Yeah, I took out the password policy and put workaround.  Just a thought. 0 Tabasco OP Adam Sharif Aug 21, 2013 at 2:37 UTC I get the feeling that the Windows 7 machine isn't joined to the For example if your user account name is Bill, then run following command: net user Bill /Passwordchg:yes If your user account name contains spaces, then put the account name inside double-quotes Unable To Change Password Windows 7 Complexity

Now make sure "User cannot change password" option is unchecked. The Account Name and Full Name are parsed for delimiters: commas, periods, dashes or hyphens, underscores, spaces, pound signs, and tabs. If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-password-in-domain.html It'll show a warning message, click on Proceed button.

The GPO containing the password policies, MUST be linked to the domain object level. Windows 10 Cannot Change Password if they can change their password through outlook web access or through Term Svr/Citrix, then you defiantly have a computer account issue. Its a very annoying problem in Windows.

I looked at the blog post, but that was for Exchange 2010...

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I had a similar issue with users at a different location.  I had set the user's password not to change on login to setup a workstation for them.  When trying to Creating your account only takes a few minutes. Posted in Fix Error, How To You are administrator your PC and you have a problem when you need to set a new password in Control Panel. http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-change/cannot-change-password-policy-in-ad.html it really heped me!

yes its part of a domain 0 Cayenne OP shanefender May 6, 2015 at 5:38 UTC The minimum age is what got me. In right-side pane right-click on the user account which is not allowing you to change its password and select "Set Password" option. 3. They haven't used any other machines and try to change their password. Is this running ADUC from your workstation via MMC with the snap in or from the server running an MMC? 0 Jalapeno OP Jonathan Marlowe Jun 7, 2012

Join the community Back I agree Powerful tools you need, all for free. Join Now I wonder if anyone can help me with this niggle with users seemingly being unable to changing their passwords via Ctrl Alt Delete? Therefore, a password policy would be applied to computer objects. Thanks VG.

Weird. 0 Mace OP molan Jun 6, 2012 at 10:38 UTC what other rules do you apply?  min lenght? Then, a windows "Computer Management" will be appear. etc 0 Jalapeno OP Jonathan Marlowe Jun 6, 2012 at 10:58 UTC Don: how do I verify that the AD replication is functioning?  Everything is 2003 (non-R2) here maybe not in this particular one though...  I brought that other server that was giving me dcdiag errors today.  Now, dcdiag replication tests show no errors.  I ran it with the

Good call @SFP_AdamSharif 0 This discussion has been inactive for over a year. I do have one user today that is reproting Windows 7 will not let her change her password because of the complexity requirements which our defaul domain policy is set to