How to set password expiration duration in Windows 7?
Are you looking for ways that can keep you safe from frequent password expiration warnings in your Windows 7-based PC? You can prevent password expiration warning from popping up again and again by setting its duration time.
By setting the duration of password expiration warning in Windows 7, it will come up only after its set duration time finishes. For the rest, you can carry out your work without any interruption.
Don’t know how to set password expiration duration in Windows 7-based PC? It is very easy. Just go through the below mentioned steps and apply them on your Windows 7 to set password expiration duration. Here’s how you can:
- Click on the start button and then type Secpol.msc into the Search box of the Start Menu.
- Press Enter on your keyboard.
- Local Security Policy opens. Navigate to Account Policies, Password Policy and double-click on Maximum password age.
- Here you can change the Maximum password age to what you want. By default it is 42 days, but you can change it from 1-999 days. When you’re finished, click OK and close out of Local Security Policy Editor.
So, finally you got to set password expiration duration in Windows 7 on your own. Don’t you think these steps were helpful in guiding you through the process? You can further simplify the process with the help of our video solution that is posted below. To watch the video now, you can click on the play option in the given window.