Restrict users from changing Password in Windows XP

Author:

Raghu Boddu MVP

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SUMMARY

Windows XP allows the administrators to restrict other users from changing the password.

Tips

NOTE: Ensure that you are logged in as an administrator or as an user with administrative privileges.
 
1. Click Start, Run.
2. Type command and press OK.
3. Type net user username /passwordchg:yes (allows the user from changing his password)
4. Type net user username /passwordchg:no (restricts the user from changing his password)
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Article ID: 555518 - Last Review: 14 Feb 2017 - Revision: 1

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002, Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1, Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition

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