Wednesday, January 11, 2012

How to disable password complexity rule in Active Directory (Windows 2008 R2)

  1. Go to Start > run > gpmc.msc
  2. Go to "Forest">"Domains" then expand the default domain
  3. Right-click and edit the "Default Domain Policy". This will open a new window with title "Group Policy Management Editor"
  4. On the "Group Policy Management Editor"
    go to "Computer Configuration">"Polices">"Windows Settings">"Security Settings">"Account Policies">"Password Policy"
  5. Now modify the password complexity requirements setting. 
  6. You have to then run "gpupdate" to propagate the changes.

Fix for broken "Wireless Display Media Viewer" app in Win10 Creator's Update

http://alexappleton.net/post/159702702033/windows-10-pro-remove-wireless-display-media