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Windows 7: Office 2010 - Disable "encrypt with password" using Group Policy?

17 Apr 2013   #1
sternfan2011

windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Office 2010 - Disable "encrypt with password" using Group Policy?

Hi all,

I would like to disable the "encrypt with password" option using Group Policy. Where I work using this option is a disaster waiting to happen (users lose passwords all the time).

You can find this setting in Word - goto FILE, INFO, PROTECTED DOCUMENT, ENCRYPT WITH PASSWORD. I've noticed this is in other parts of office (excel etc.).

I have a .ADMX template in AD to manage Office 2010 - is there any way to disable this for the entire Office 2010 suite?

Any and all help greatly appreciated,
Rob


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17 Apr 2013   #2
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Common\Security]
"DisablePasswordUI"=dword:00000001
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17 Apr 2013   #3
Marshalhubs

Windows 7
 
 

Hi Sternfan,

You can disable user name and password from Group policy location : Microsoft Office 2010 (Machine)\Security Settings\IE Security

You can change the setting using below options:

User-specific policy settings: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0
Computer-specific policy settings: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\14.0

Regards
Marshal Hubs

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sternfan2011 View Post
Hi all,

I would like to disable the "encrypt with password" option using Group Policy. Where I work using this option is a disaster waiting to happen (users lose passwords all the time).

You can find this setting in Word - goto FILE, INFO, PROTECTED DOCUMENT, ENCRYPT WITH PASSWORD. I've noticed this is in other parts of office (excel etc.).

I have a .ADMX template in AD to manage Office 2010 - is there any way to disable this for the entire Office 2010 suite?

Any and all help greatly appreciated,
Rob
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


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