I found an interesting feature in WinNT3.51 New Shell Update

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JennyTheOSCollector
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I found an interesting feature in WinNT3.51 New Shell Update

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Today I was bored and I turned on my virtual machine with WinNT3.51 New Shell Update,and I forgot the password.I thought that I hadn't set the password yet,but when I clicked "OK", I saw a message "Your password has expired and must be changed",then when I clicked "OK"again,I can reset my password!
So,if someone wants to look my things in that VM,he/she can reset the password and log in!
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Re: I found an interesting feature in WinNT3.51 New Shell Up

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Pretty sure this is still a feature within Windows, especially with the Server variants. You will be forced to reset your password after some time is given as there is a timer on how long you can keep the password for. Most obviously it's for security purposes
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Re: I found an interesting feature in WinNT3.51 New Shell Up

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It's called password expiration. It's a group policy.

If you set a blank password, it is still a password and subject to expiration.
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Re: I found an interesting feature in WinNT3.51 New Shell Up

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YourAverageJoe wrote:Pretty sure this is still a feature within Windows, especially with the Server variants. You will be forced to reset your password after some time is given as there is a timer on how long you can keep the password for. Most obviously it's for security purposes
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