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How can I remove Strong Password Requirement (ADUC Win2003)

When I make a computer with "Windows 2003 Server" installed a Domain Controller and try to add accounts I have to use only strong password. How can I change this option and use a password I want?

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That's there for your own good

In reply to: How can I remove Strong Password Requirement (ADUC Win2003)

That's there for you own good you know. Weak passwords are just that, weak, and easily cracked. Requiring strong passwords is a Good Thing(tm). You should change your password rather than what you're currently looking to do.

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Here's an idea!


This is one of the prime reasons why people bash Windows Security. Windows comes with settable NTFS permissions, a group policy editor, user account control and many, many more besides. Even for you lazy folks who can't be bothered securing an OS there are loads of third party AVs out there. But instead, nooo!!1 People want to know how to turn off all the security because "having a password that isn't my dog's name is too hard" and thusly security goes out of the Window.

And what to they do? Blame MS, and have a pissy fit because they got a virus.

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