Enable Windows registry to enable password changes for local users over the network

On Workstations it is necessary to activate the UAC feature to perform the password change. To do this, perform the following steps:

1. Click Start → Run, type ‘regedit’ and press Enter

2. Locate and click on the following registry subkey.


3. If the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy record does not exist, follow these steps:

3.1 In the Edit option select NewDWORD Value.


3.2 Type LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy and press Enter.

4. Right-click LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy and select Modify.

5. In the Value box, type 1 to enable logging and click OK.

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