Change Login Password Expiration Time in Windows 8

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Steps

  1. 1
    The first thing that we need to do is to press the Windows key and then press "R" on the keyboard
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    When the "Run" window opens, we need to type in "secpol.msc"
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    This is the Local Security Policy management menu.
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    We press "Enter"
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  4. 4
    When the "Local Security Policy" window opens, we need to double-click "Local Policies"
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    Then, we double-click "Security Options"
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    At the right side of the screen, we need to scroll down to "Interactive logon
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    Prompt user to change password before expiration". In this case, it is set to "5 days".
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    To change the "Interactive logon
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    Prompt user to change password before expiration" option, we need to double-click it.
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    Now, we set the time
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    If we set it to "0", then no prompt will be shown.
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    We can set the time to "30" by clicking on the setting arrows
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    Alternatively, we simply type any number
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    For example, "25".
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    Now, we click "OK"
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    We can now close the "Local Security Policy" window
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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Lukward Thomason

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