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How to Set Account Lockout Duration for Locked Out User Accounts in windows 8.1/8/7

Apr. 17, 2014 10:24 am / Posted by Shawn Hamilton to Password
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Account lockout duration security setting determines the number of minutes an account locked out threshold for invalid logon remains locked out. In previous article we have introduced what account lockout threshold security is and how to set account lockout threshold for invalid logon in windows 8.1/8/7. Now, let's take a look at how to set how many minutes you want for the account lockout duration to be in Windows 8.1/8/7.

Below I list 2 easy methods for you to set account lockout duration for locked out user accounts. Read on, please.

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Method 1: Set Account Lockout Duration through Local Security Policy

Local Security Policy is only available is the Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions in Windows 7 and in the Pro and Enterprise editions in Windows RT, 8, and 8.1.

Method 2: Set Account Lockout Duration through Elevated Command Prompt

That's all for how to set account lockout duration for locked out user accounts in Windows 8.1/8/7. If you have any other questions, please be free to tell us.

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How to Set Account Lockout Duration for Locked Out User Accounts