The other day my machine was automatically updated to version 1809 Build 17763.437, without any incidents.
My machine is a single, standalone Win 10 Pro (no Domain), using an only local account and NOT logging on using a Microsoft account. The local account is a member of the local Administrators Group.
I had previously configured an Account Password Policy (admittingly weak, but it serves my purpose) with the following:
Enforce password history: 0 passwords remembered
Maximum password age: 42
Minimum password age: 0
Minimum password length: 0
Password must meet complexity requirements: Disabled
Store passwords using reversible encryption: Disabled
expecting the above settings to revert, but after restart machine: no such thing.
Also, Settings, Accounts, Sign-in options mentions:
*Some settings are hidden or managed by your organization.
You must add a password before you can use the other sign-in options.
Windows Hello states:
This setting is managed by your organization. Contact your admin for more information.
This “…setting is managed by your organization” is also to be found in other places in “Settings”.
- Why on earth is this update messing up my Account Password policy?
- How can correct this, so the system will ‘honor’ the password policy as it is defined, and thus the passwords I want?
Any insight/help is greatly appreciated.
Any suggestions appreciated
Thanks a lot