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Customize Local Security Policy

Q: Customize Local Security Policy

What can I do in the LSP to enhance my machine and windows 7? I love customization, but don't want to go in to anything an start clicking. I really don't know what else I can do with it inside the LSP. For example, I added the CTL + ALT + DEL function.

Is there anything else or not?

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A: Customize Local Security Policy

Guess thats about it.

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Will either of these allow me to restrict drive access to a single user only? I've tried to restrict drive access with Group Policy Editor but it applies the restriction globally--even to me the administrator.

Could anyone let me know if this is possible and how to do it?

Much thanks.

A:Group Policy Editor or Local Security Policy

I take it that you want to restrict access to this drive to everyone but yourself. Which drive are you referring to, is it locally connected or via a network?

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I can't find local security policy under administrative tools on control panel, i have also tried accessing it by going to run and typing "secpol.msc" and it says windows can not find "secpol.msc" Im wanting to get into the local security policy as i want to set the password expire date and to promt users to change their password on first login, how can i get the local security policy or is there another way of doing what i want to do. I am also the administrator of the computer

System:
Microsoft Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 2

Many Thanks
Louis

A:No local security policy

Hi loubymar !

Unfortunately that feature is only availabe on XP pro.

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Hi

Im wondering if someone can help me disable the run command in windows 7 local security policy for local users, i can apply a number of different setting but i can seem to the policy for run command

thanks

A:Local Security Policy

Did you see this: Run Command - Enable or Disable

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Under Administrative tools, I don't see " Local Security Policy" to set some of the advanced Security UAC policies. I have 1 Laptop running Basic, 1 Running Premium and neither have the Policies Im looking for.

I have Business Vista loaded in Virtual PC to play around with settings and such, and this does have it. Does Local Security Policy only come on business and above versions of Vista?

To map this out: Start=>Control Panel=>System and Maintance=> Admin Tools. Off of Admin Tools I should see "Local Security Policy" But I dont. Any Ideas why?

A:Local Security Policy

secpol.msc Is not included in Basic or Premium.

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I have a problem of adding user in the section of "Access this computer from the network" & "act as a part of the opreating system"

I am explaining the route i:e
Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Local Security Policy->User Right Assignment
in the right pane u'll see both option that are "Access this computer from the network" & "act as a part of the opreating system"...
after double clicking on it there will be a option

"Add users or Group"
that option is disabled......i want to add user their for my requirement .....
So please assist me that how can i able to enable this option and from where...

Thanks

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In Win vista home premium there is no local security policy . Any way to get it , or any path .

Thanks in advance.

A:Local security policy

Local Security Policy has not been provided in the Vista Home Premium Edition.
What exactly do you want to use the LSP for?

Regards,
George

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The local security policy in Windows XP was working, now it cannot initialize.

Any Ideas what to look for?

Thanks
 

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I'm running windows XP pro, and when I go the control panel/admin/ I'm missing Local Security Policy. Any ideas How I can get it back?

Thanks
Jill
 

A:Local Security Policy

%SystemRoot%\system32\secpol.msc /s

That's the path to the shortuct in mine, just recreate it.
 

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Friend of mine has problems in setting Local Security Policies. He tried gpcedit.msc and secpol.msc and he tried Control Panel > Administrative ToolsSelect: Local Security Policy (when prompted, click Continue)In the left pane, expand Local Policies and click Security Options.In the right pane, scroll down to User Account Control:Double-click on: "Behavior Of The Elevation Prompt For Administrators In Admin Approval Mode"In the drop-down box on the Local Security Settings tabSelect Elevate Without Prompting, Click Apply/OK.Note: run Windows Vista with UAC turned off as this also turns off the "Protected Mode" in Internet ExplorerNo sign of LSP. Any other suggestions?

A:Local Security Policy

Try typing "Local Security Policy" at the Start button (without the quotes) - it brought it up in my copy of Ultimate (maybe this is an issue with Vista Home being like XP Home?).

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A new network admin came to our office and he restricted all the users in Local Security Policy. I can not install or remove a program, and can not access many other tools of windows that i use on daily basis. Even USB is not working. Is there any solution or way to bypass this security policy. I,m using windows 7 and i,m a user. He has the admin account.
 

A:How to bypass local security policy?

You take it up with them. This is a work environment, and they put those policies in place for a reason, and we will not assist in bypassing them. May want to re-read the rules page at techguy.org/rules.html

As a result, I'm going to have to close this thread. Thanks for understanding,

v
 

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Hey guys,

I'm using windows 7 ultimate,I recently found that in my administrative tools, there is no "local security policy". I tried to add the snapin through mmc there also i cannot find local security policy. should i register any .dll file?

Any help would be appreciated...

A:Cannot find local security policy

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Delphin


Hey guys,

I'm using windows 7 ultimate,I recently found that in my administrative tools, there is no "local security policy". I tried to add the snapin through mmc there also i cannot find local security policy. should i register any .dll file?

Any help would be appreciated...



sorry to disturb u guys. I found it.

Local Security Policy Editor - Open

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A new network admin came to our office and he restricted all the users in Local Security Policy. I can not install or remove a program, and can not access many other tools of windows that i use on daily basis. Even USB is not working. Is there any solution or way to bypass this security policy. I,m using windows 7 and i,m a user. He has the admin account.

A:How to bypass local security policy?

Hello to BC
Due to our forum rules we really cannot help you do what you want to do. Your admin probably implemented it as a security feature to prevent bad software from being installed on the machines, I would go ask him if you need to install something.
Per this forum rules:"No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences. "

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Hi guys,

Need your guidance in understanding Local security policy

1) I have configured local security policy in windows 7 professional under run-->secpol.msc--> Securuity policies-->Account policy---->Password policy

a) Minimum password length is set to 8 characters
b) Password must meet complexity requirements is enabled (I have set a password which has lower case/number and special character)
c) Maximum password age is set to 3 days

This means password will expire in 3 days. I need to change the password after 3 days correct?

d) Enforce password history---15 passwords remembered

This means the last 15 passwords is remembered so that user will not go back to the previously used password. Is this correct?

e) Minimum password age

I have set the minimum password age to 1

Does this mean password can be changed after 1 day?
Does this mean password cannot be changed before 24 hours (Once the password is set)? I may be wrong here because I was able to change the password before 24 hours. If I'm wrong please explain me what is minimum password?

Also for point d) Initially I set the password as "X" and then changed to "Y", I changed it back to "X" and still there was no error. Enforce password history says we cannot use the same password which was used previously but I did not get any error while changing the password (Changed it to the same password "X" which I used in the first instance).
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A:Local security policy in windows 7

Hello RFED,

That's how I understand it.

Just to verify, did you also enable password expiration to enforce your min/max password age?

Password Expiration - Enable or Disable

Password History Enforcement - Enable or Disable

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I'll precede my question by stating that I had a couple viruses that I believe are gone now, the problems I am having may be remnants of them. First problem was with Office install, there was a restriction on a registry key, I was able to get the permissions back for the key and installed successfully. Now I am trying to update to Windows Media Player 11, and am getting an error code C00D2AFB also 80070005 General access denied error. Which I think may be another restriction problem. Have had no problems with any other software vendors other than Microsoft. Also I don't know if this is odd but, under administrative tools there is NO Local Security Policy listed there, but this is XP Sp2 Home, I don't know if that is only for professional. How can I get it back, and restore all policies to default?

A:Local Security Policy Missing?

It's not listed on my XP Home machine either

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When selecting the local Security Policy I receive error

* Snap- in failed to initialise
Name: Group Policy
CLSD ( 8FCOB734-AOE1-11D1-A7D3-0000F875771E3 )

When selecting OK
Error ** Red cross

Snap-in Creation failed. The snap in is not created,it may not be installed properly
Nmae: Grop Policy

See attachment for error messages

Can anyone advise thanks ..
 

A:XP error ( Local Security Policy )

Just to add...

I beleive this is where I go to stop Microsoft Messenger from
loading when I start Outllok Express??
 

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Hi,
I was just wondering after looking through the Local Security Policy area of windows Vista if;

You can disable the changing of the option to view hidden files or folders for all users except Administrators.
Also if you can disable the searching of hidden files or filders for all users except Administrators.

Ive looked in the Policy but cant see anything there, i thought it could of been an option.
Is there a script anywhere or registry editing?

Plus what settings in there would you disable for most users, can you disable CMD?

Thanks.
 

A:Questions about Local Security Policy

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I have a new machine with vista ultimate, trying to access vista home computer on the network. Vista home does not have local security policy in admin tools, how can I get the "login failure" error resolved without being able to change who can access the computer?
 

A:Need quick help to get local security policy!

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Hi,

My local security policy on my Win 7 Pro x64 machine is only showing a limited set of policies (see below). I need to modify "Network security: LAN Manager authentication level" in order to remotely connect to my PC at work. But that policy does not appear in my local security policy. I have tried the following:

1. using "Security Compliance Manager" and "Local GPO" to install the default set of policies.
2. adding "LmCompatibilityLevel" registry key set to "1", see: LmCompatibilityLevel.
3. at least three "sfc /scannow" followed by restarting.

with no luck. Would appreciate your insights. ced

A:Incomplete local security policy

Try the search here:

Group Policy Search

Use the filter and tree views to find out how to apply the required settings either via Local Security Policy or via the registry if the LSP setting is not available on your machine.

As for LMCompatibility Level - I had the same issue and manually created the required registry key. I ran the software mentioned in the following link on another forum.

https://forum.avast.com/index.php?to...3725#msg943725

It provides links to resources about LMCompatibility Level (if it detects that it needs fixing)

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I am running Vista Home Premium. I know it does not have the Local Security Policy. Does anyone know how I can go about changing auditing services like turning on Logon Success and Logon Failure audits. Also, do you know where to change the options for password lengths, complexity, and expiration's?

Thank you,

David
 

A:Solved: Local Security Policy

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Hi, All

K so I have windows 7 pro 32bit installed on my little brothers pc.. He's pretty young so my goal is to setup a pretty kid safe desktop/browser environment...I currently have his account setup to autologon into his limited user account..Whenever I try to go into gpedit from his account as admin it sets everything I want to change to both the admin and the limited account (disabling control panel, etc etc)..Am I missing something here or is this just how it is when setting up policies on local machines? Any tips/advice is greatly appreciated..thanks

A:Local Security Policy Question

Policies apply to all users. You can follow this procedure to apply policies all users except Administrators:
How to apply local policies to all users except administrators in a workgroup setting in Windows 2000
Applies to XP, Vista, and Win 7 as well as Win2K

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Ok, here is my issue I was trying to change my sharing settings so my dad could read a folder on my laptop which I went to the advanced sharing and had selected share. He still was not able to access this folder. I went to my Network and Sharing Center and made sure network discovery, file and printer sharing were on and password sharing was off. I still was not able to share my folder so I undid all of that. I then read this article about changing the local security policy. I went to the local security policy and went to Local Policies then Security Options and scrolled to Network Security: LAN Manager Authentication level and changed it to Send LM & NTLM - use NTLMv2 Session security if negotiated. The default of this policy was set to nothing before. I cant seem to change it back to the default which was set as nothing. Will having this policy set affect any programs or applications at all ? Is there a way to change it back ? If you cant help with my sharing problem can you at least help me figure out how to set this Security Policy back to its default. thanks

A:Local Security Policy - Windows 7

For the sharing issue, you can just create an admin account, give your father the name and password of it, and add the account to the permission list.If you do not would like to do this (as you choose the option "password protect off"), you can modify this group policy:Computer Configuration --- Windows Settings --- Security Settings --- Local Policies --- Security Options, find this:Network access: Sharing and security model for local accountsChange it to Guest Only. Here is the explanation:If this setting is set to Guest only, network logons that use local accounts are automatically mapped to the Guest account. By using the Guest model, you can have all users treated equally. All users authenticate as Guest, and they all receive the same level of access to a given resource, which can be either Read-only or Modify.

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I am setting up my local security policy, I want users to use at least 5 unique passwords before they are allowed to use a password they have already used.

Any help on setting this up would be good.

I know it's in the local security policy under passwords, however I forget how to make this change.
 

A:Passwords/Local Security Policy

deeger said:

I am setting up my local security policy, I want users to use at least 5 unique passwords before they are allowed to use a password they have already used.

Any help on setting this up would be good.

I know it's in the local security policy under passwords, however I forget how to make this change.Click to expand...

If you are using XP, i think that the password policies are in the ADmin folder and...doc
 

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I need to change some settings in the Local Security Policy but when I go into Control Panel-->Administrative tools, it is not there. Does anybody have an idea of where else Local Security Policy would be? Is there a Run command I could enter?
I am running Windows XP Home SP2.
Thanks.
 

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Okay, so, I was going to restrict access to my computer to a limited account for everyone else since I had unexpectedly discovered nasty malware on my system. So I go to Control Panel Administrative Tools Local Security Policy. Then I get this message:

"The Group Policy security settings that apply to this machine could not be determined. The error returned when trying to retrieve these settings from the local security policy database (%windir%\security\database\secedit.sdb) was: The parameter is incorrect. All local security settings will be displayed, but no indication will be given as to whether or not a given security setting is defined by Group Policy. Any local security setting modified through this User Interface may subsequently be overriden by domain-level policies."

I can't figure out what this idiot did to my computer. Just before this happened I had to fix a logon log off loop on my machine. I just want to know if there is any possible way I can just copy and paste the entire contents of C:\WINDOWS from the Win XP Pro Install CD to my HDD? I do NOT want to format and reinstall. Please help.
 

A:PROBLEM with Local Security Policy and more

Oh yeah, and I forgot to say,

I right click on policy and click properties... Nothing happens. Same with help for ALL of Windows. Its like half the registry and actual Windows files just went *poof* gone.
 

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Hi there. (1st time poster, long time reader)

Would would you recommmend changing (for security reasons) from the original default settings in local security policy.

I'm connecting directly to a modem with a single PC that's not used for file sharing or remote use etc.
Thanks for any help.
Regards,
TwistedZombie

A:Local Security Policy Recommended Changes?

Are you referring to using I.E. 9 and it's security settings?

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Sorry if this thread already exists but just wondering if there is any way to apply the local security policy in windows XP pro to only one account? Specifically apply to every account but the administrator account, as a limited administrator account is useless to me.

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Local Security Policy?

For almost every policy in secpol.msc, you assign the attributes of that policy to particular users or groups. Administrators can be left out if you like.
 

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Question, anyone know why I have no "Security Policy" available on a Dell supplied version of XP Pro?
I bought XP Pro OEM for my older pc and able to make specific changes, but not on my new PC.
Is this feature turned off, or you think I can install it with my OEM CD?

Thanks, confused
 

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Hello I am using Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and trying to change a few simple policy's' I am currently the only user on the computer. When I open the Local Security Policy editor I get no useful settings or options.

A:Local Security Policy problem

You have to expand the trees...

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I installed a new software on my laptop, Nolio and when I try to start the service I am getting a 1069 unable to login due to service logon invalid. I believe I need to add this service to the security policy but I am using the home version of Windows 8.1 and I do not have access to the local security in the administrative tools. Is there another way to update this information on my laptop.

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Norton/Symantec, in its ever-ibimitable wisdom installs its Internet Security and Utilities packages into a locked folder(s). By locked I mean that one CANNOT modify (Rename, Delete, etc) the installed folder(s) and any of its sub-objects. I AM an administrator user, so I SHOULD (expect to) have such ability. Rather, I am issued Access Denied errors when attempting any form of modification of the folder(s) and/or its sub-objects. When attempting to change access security on the folder (modifying Administrator's access rules) I am again denied access...stupid. Can't get there from here!!!!

What does one do to overcome this most annoying impediment? I'm assuming that it would be through acces of the Local Security Policy function.

Probably some negative comment is due Microsoft for its clumsy implementation of security and the difficulty(s) trying to manage it, resulting in utter frustration.

Thanks in advance.

Lairbear (Randy Reist)

A:Win 7 - Local Security Policy, Access Denied

You can try this: Take Ownership Shortcut
And this: Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable

Norton's files are locked to keep slagware from deleting, disabling, or otherwise modifying them.

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Hi,

I have Windows 10 Pro v1511 (Nov upgrade). If you go to Local Security Policy > Local Policies > Audit Policy and set a policy, it doesn't stick. If you close and reopen the app again, the previous settings are still there. Is anybody experiencing this ? Please confirm or deny that this is happening on your rig.

Also when Local Security Policy starts, there is an error message about some admx configuration file. Also new to v1511.
 

A:v1511, Local Security Policy being 'forgetful'

I googled about the configuration 'admx' file issue, and it is known to MS.
See this:
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dn764773.aspx
 

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Greetings,
I have a problem with the local security policy on all my windows 7 machines (1100 of them). I need to make a change to the "Network security: Configure encryption types allowed for Kerberos" The default is none and I need to add all the check boxes to them. The value should = DES_CBC_CRC,DES_CBC_MD5,RC4_HMAC_MD5,AES128_HMAC_SHA1,AES256_HMAC_SHA1,Future encryption types

If someone knows how to make this change unattended please let me know asap. Thank you!

A:Update Local Security Policy unattended.

It's right here in GPE Klint, gpedit.msc Took me a few minutes to find it.

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Is there a way to get a summary of all the enabled/disabled Local Security Policies? There's a computer with a bunch of configured settings and I'd like to find out a summary of them all, instead of having to manually go to each folder and find them.

A:Local Security Policy - Summary/Details?

Vista and Win7 can give you a nice HTML output, but you can still get verbose text output in XP - gpresult /v > textfile.txt. It's in a text-based format, but it will tell you what policies have been applied, and what settings they are configuring.

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A:Backup/Import Local Security Policy?

Technically local security policy is by definition "local" to that machine. You can try copying the contents of one machines' LGPO contents to another, but this isn't always going to work. I guess the question is, are all of the settings you are modifying in the local GPO policy? If so, they're all just registry settings, so figuring out which registry value each policy changes and to what data you'd like the value set means you can really do this with a .reg import of the settings. Unless you're modifying things like adding certificates or setting service configuration (both of which can be scripted using other tools, btw), anything in the Administrative tools section (and a lot of things in the other sections) are just registry values.

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I just tried to install Windows Installer 3 on a Win2K system, but due to various security restrictions placed by this computer's previous owner, I got an access denied error.

Being the idiot that I am, I decided to mess with the local security policy of the system, checking every box along the way. After rebooting, however, a new problem arose...

"The local policy of this system does not allow you to login interactively"
As I'm sure you can tell, this is quite frustrating. Even more frustrating is the fact that everywhere I've looked tells me to reset the policy from a different computer in the domain. This is a stand-alone system. It doesn't go online. It's not in a network.

So, my question is: How can I reset the security policy when I can't log in? I've got two weeks worth of work on it that has to be turned in by 8AM, which gives me five hours to solve this issue. Thus my problem is compounded.
(PS: The computer I'm using now is a different one, obviously.)
 

A:Local Security Policy - Windows 2000

Hohum, at about 7AM, it became apparent that a solution would not present itself in time. So, being faced with this dillema, I did what any responsible worker would do: Called in sick.

Anyways, I've got an extension on when this needs to be fixed, and I've hobbled my way through most of it. What I'm looking for now is the exact command to reset the local security policy. I'm running off of a Win98 boot disk, so the directory of the exe used would be helpful.
 

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Not long ago Soul Invictus loaded winXPpro on the PC and confronted an issue. Thats really not surprising. Issues exist using this, the latest & greatest OS in wide distribution world-wide. It was developed upon previous versions, so it really shouldn't come as a big surprise what it does & to some extent, how it does it. Yet, it still exists with functionality barely defined to the novice user, IMHO.I have XP Professional and I'm getting my bearings on the differences between this version and another XP version. I notice this one has a Windows Firewall. My problem is that I used to be able to access my employer's company intranet from home. When I go to the site and enter my login info I get the message: Access Denied (policy_denied). Your system policy has denied access to the requested URL. For assistance, contact your network support team. I'm thinking I have to modify a setting in gpedit.msc, however I can't be sure. Any thoughts of what security setting that needs to be modified? My thoughts are:Policy information in winXPpro is kinda confusing.Like many, I am the network support team in my household.My thoughts are: "What should I do when contemplating changing a setting".Any changes might best be done knowing first what the default settings are.and where to find them.and how to interpret the information available on the OS about these settings. So, I navigated to the "group policies" that typing gpedit.msc in the &q... Read more

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I'm having an issue modifying local security policy on my machine using secedit
When I run:
secedit /export /cfg c:\temp.cfg /areas SECURITYPOLICY
I get a copy of the configuration just fine.
However, when I modify this file and try to apply this new configuration with:
secedit /configure /db c:\windows\security\local.sdb /cfg c:\temp.cfg /areas SECURITYPOLICY
I get the following message:
Completed 5 percent (0/18) Process Security Policy area
Completed 22 percent (3/18) Process Security Policy area
Completed 44 percent (7/18) Process Security Policy area
Completed 61 percent (10/18) Process Security Policy area
Completed 77 percent (13/18) Process Security Policy area
Completed 100 percent (18/18) Process Security Policy area

The task has completed successfully.
See log %windir%\security\logs\scesrv.log for detail info.
However, when I delete my temp.cfg file and re-pull the security configuration, it reverts back to what it was before and none of my changes have taken place.

Any ideas?

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Hi,
I export Local security policy from my pc and trying to import it to other pc but its showing access denied.

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I am trying to disable this security setting. I've done it through the Local Security Policy GUI and through the registry.
Each time I make this change and then reboot, it's back enabled again. I can't find why it keeps getting enabled.
Is there anything that will cause this to be re-enabled? Already verified that it's not through group policy.

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How do I add a restriction to the local security policy through a batch file (or a registry key, any method that I can script using batch/python is good)? I'm trying to add a restriction that disallows a path, but I plan to be doing it on quite a few computers that don't share a group policy, so a batch file or other script would be really handy. Thanks!

EDIT: Most of the computers are XP, so I posted this here, but would the same steps still apply to Vista?

A:edit local security policy through a batch file

first off i'll say i don't know the answer to your question.

but i would look at powershell.

i'm pretty sure you can't batch script security policy. registry is easy if you know the key(s) you need, so you could batch .reg files.

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Hi all,
The Local Security Policy snap-in fails to initialize. I'm getting the following message...

Snap-in failed to initialize.
Name: <Unknown>
CLSID:{8FCOB734-A0E1-11D1-A7D3-0000F87571E3}

OS is WinXP Pro and I have administrative priviledges.

Tried the Microsoft solution on adding the WBEM folder to the Path Environment Variable as per

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;826282

but that also didnt solve the problem

Help appreciated.
 

A:Local Security Policy Snap-in Fails to Initialize

xpsolutions? said:

Hi all,
The Local Security Policy snap-in fails to initialize. I'm getting the following message...

Snap-in failed to initialize.
Name: <Unknown>
CLSID:{8FCOB734-A0E1-11D1-A7D3-0000F87571E3}

OS is WinXP Pro and I have administrative priviledges.

Tried the Microsoft solution on adding the WBEM folder to the Path Environment Variable as per

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;826282

but that also didnt solve the problem

Help appreciated.Click to expand...
 

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Hi is it possible to fix/repair local security policy from the recovery console? This is on a Win7 x64 Ultimate machine.

I inadvertently stuffed the setting for "Access this computer from the network" by removing "Everyone" but not adding Authenticated Users before applying and can't login locally or remotely to my PC. For some reason there aren't any restore points either (my other PC with Win7 x64 Ultimate has many and I don't remember explicitly disabling or enabling on either PC).

Only thing I can do with it is access my network shared folders ironically!

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

A:How to edit Local Security Policy from recovery console

If you have a Windows 7 installation DVD or a system repair disk, you can boot the system with it. Select the default language, then choose "Repair your computer". Then select "Command Prompt". At the command prompt type:

net user administrator /active:yes

Hit Enter.

Remove the DVD, reboot the computer, and log into the built-in Administrator account.Then undo the changes.

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I was reading a tutorial on how to make your computer lock like a network computer on start-up (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/xp-network-log-on-for-home-users/). One of the steps was to go to Start, point to Administrative Tools and click on Local Security Policy. However, the menu does not show the option "Local Security Policy". If there is any way I can show it please let me know. Any ideas?

A:Local Security Policy not showing in Administrative Tools

I think that...if you read that tutorial carefully...you will see that it states such exists for XP Pro, not Home.

Pro is designed for work/corporate use, while Home is not. The differences are few, yoo've come across one of them.

Louis

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How can I change "Send NTLMv2 Response only" to "Send LM & NTLM -- Use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated" on my windows 7 starter to be able to access my network drive?

I been made to understand that this can be accomplished through secpol.msc, but it does not exist on my win7 starter machine.

Here's what my network drive's tech support told me:
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Windows networking fails to connect to the Network Space 2 due to the version of samba on drive. Windows 7 defaults to using NTLMv2 for its security policy. The drive uses Samba v.3.0.9, which only supports NTLM.

To fix this, the LAN Authentication level must be reconfigured using the "secpol" program to log in.
Click Start, then Run (or press [windows button] + [R] on the keyboard), then type "secpol.msc" This should bring up the Security Policy system window.
On the left, select Local Policies > Security Options.
On the right, scroll down to and double-click on "Network Security: LAN Manager"
Change the setting from "Send NTLMv2 Response only" to "Send LM & NTLM -- Use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated"
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how can I accomplish this?

A:Need to change local security policy on Win7 starter

The Local Security Policy Editor will only be available in the Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate, and Enterpise editions. You will not have the Local Security Policy Editor available in the Windows 7 Starter and Home Premium editions.

Unfortunately you don't have this option using Windows 7 starter. I did have this picture handy though. We even have a tutorial that shows you how to edit it.
Local Security Policy Editor - Open

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Hi there,

Which registry settings should I change to set the top two default Windows rules back to 'Unrestricted' please?

I set up some rules in the local security policy some time ago when there was fuss in the news about the cryptolocker virus. They looked a lot like the rules above (I found that screenshot online as I can't take one myself, read on..)

Today I was installing some software that wanted access to the areas I restricted. I temporarily disabled the rules, then re-enabled them. Being a dumbass I also set the top two rules (which are Windows default rules) to Disallowed!

Over the following 10 minutes various aspects of my PC stopped working, telling me that the local security policy prevented access. I couldn't even get into the Control Panel or the Local Security Policy screen to change it back, once I realised what I had done. I rebooted the machine - it won't come back up

I've tried a system restore by booting from the installer on USB (which did not work, it grumbled that it could not restore due a file locked by anti-virus) so I think I've got two options:


Refresh my system using the Windows 8 tools - but I suspect that might leave the LSP rules in place, as it retains my settings & preferences.Hand edit the registry to correct the settings.
Option 2 is looking best, I can get into RegEdit from the recovery console, but I'm not sure what to edit and what to set it to? Could anyone kindly advise?

This is on Windows 8.1 Pro if that helps.

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A:Can I change local security policy entries from RegEdit?

Hi again,

So I've found that default software policy rules should look like this:





%HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SystemRoot%,Path,Unrestricted,
%HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ProgramFilesDir%,Path,Unrestricted



and might be located in the registry here?






Software restriction policies are stored in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Safer or in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows.



Is anyone able to confirm what a default / working set of registry values should be set to please?

Thanks again,
Chris

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