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Windows 7: CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen - Add or Remove Change Password


CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen - Add or Remove Change Password

How to Add or Remove "Change Password" from the CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen
Published by Brink
11 Feb 2010
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How to Add or Remove "Change Password" from the CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen

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This will show you how to add or remove the Change a password option in the Windows 7 CTRL+ALT+DELETE screen for specific or all users on the computer.


EXAMPLE: CTRL+ALT+DEL screen
NOTE: This is when you press CTRL+ALT+DEL with Change a password added by default (left screenshot below), and removed (right screenshot below).
-change_password_added.jpg

-change_password_removed.jpg



OPTION ONE
Using a REG File Download
1. To Add Change Password to CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen for Only Current User
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Add_Change_Password_CTRL+ALT+DEL.reg
download
B) Go to step 3.
2. To Remove Change Password from CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen for Only Current User
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Remove_Change_Password_CTRL+ALT+DEL.reg
download
3. Click on Save, and save the .reg file to the desktop.

4. Right click on the downloaded .reg file and click on Merge.

5. Click on Run, Yes, Yes, and OK when prompted.

6. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file on the desktop if you like.



OPTION TWO
Through the Local Group Policy Editor
1. Open the all users, specific users or groups, or all users except administrators Local Group Policy Editor for how you want this policy applied.

2. In the left pane, click on to expand User Configuration, Administrative Templates, System, and Ctrl+Alt+Del. (See screenshot below)
-change_password_group_policy.jpg
3. In the right pane, right click on Remove Change Password and click on Edit. (See screenshot above)

4. To Add Change Password to CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen
A) Select (dot) either Not Configured or Disabled. (See screenshot below step 6)

B) Go to step 6.
5. To Remove Change Password from CTRL+ALT+DEL Screen
A) Select (dot) Enabled. (See screenshot below step 6)
6. Click on OK. (See screenshot below)
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7. Close the Local Group Policy Editor window.
That's it,
Shawn




11 Feb 2010   #1
Stevy22

Windows 7 and MAC
 
 

GOOD... KEEP IT UP


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01 Jul 2010   #2
nonpasaran

vista
 
 

Link is broken
i give it temporarily until brink fix it;

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01 Jul 2010   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Sorry about that. Links fixed.
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18 Apr 2013   #4
gredman42

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Unable to download registry files.
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18 Apr 2013   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Greg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Here's a copy of them in a ZIP file as promised. Please let me know if you need anything else.


Attached Files
File Type: zip Add-Remove_Change_Password_CTRL+ALT+DEL.zip (729 Bytes, 2805 views)
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18 Apr 2013   #6
gredman42

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Excellent! Thanks!
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18 Apr 2013   #7
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Greg.
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17 Apr 2014   #8
MLR1

windows 7 pro 64 bit
 
 

My apologies if I should not be replying to this at this point, but I wanted to ask if this should work on 32-bit Windows 7 as well as 64?
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17 Apr 2014   #9
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello MLR1, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, it'll work on both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows. Usually the tutorials will specify at the top if it will only work on specific editions or versions instead of all.
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