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Windows 7: Change Password?

17 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 10 Pro x64
Change Password?

I have just booted up my computer and it asked me to change the password for this computer and my home server.
It looks like a genuine screen but i have my doubts that it is genuine.
Has anyone had the same screen appear?

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17 Nov 2009   #2

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I do not think it is legit. What would be the reason? I think that MS, would make a feature like that well know and also give the reason. Why don't you run the scan on your A/V and any other Malware protection that you may have?
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17 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium

On the server there may be an entry for minimum password age.

I don't have server, but Go to Start > Local Group Policy editor, expand the windows settings section, expand Security Settings, expand Account policies, then finally Password policy.
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17 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 x64 / Same

Can you do a print screen of it?
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17 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 10 Pro x64

The server settings do not have password age set.
Can't get a screen shot as i canceled out and it has not come up since then.
Will run a scan with Avast and another online scanner.
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18 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 10 Pro x64

Full Avast scan found nothing
Spybot found nothing.
Trend micro free found 4 problems including a Keylogger.
Please mark this thread as solved
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