How do I disable the ability to change password?

A. Service Pack 4 introduces a new registry entry.

  1. Start the registry editor (regedit.exe)
  2. Move to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
  3. From the Edit menu select New - DWORD value
  4. Enter a name of DisableChangePassword and press Enter
  5. Double click on the new value and set to 1. Click OK
  6. Close the registry editor

Change Password when you press Ctrl-Alt-Del will now be greyed out.

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