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Windows 7: Can't change password: "configuration information could not be..."

10 May 2012   #11

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Unable to Change Password Ctrl Alt Del

Have a Small Business Server (SBS) 2008 with a number of Windows 7 computers attached.

Verified password could be changed in AD and users forced to change passwords via AD (Change Password at Next Logon).

Pressing Ctrl Alt Del and selecting Change Password resulted in failure and a message being presented indicating the password was in history, failed complexity requirements etc...

The Group Policy was set as follows:
Min Password Age: 0 days
Max Password Age: 180 days
Password Length: 8
Enforce Complexity: enabled

Verified the Group Policy was replicated to the workstations.

Running "Net Account" command on windows workstation and confirmed above settings.

Ran same command on Small Business Server and discovered the minimum password age was set to 2 days.

Used Net Account to set the minimum password age to 0 on the Small Business Server

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