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Hide the passwords icon from the control panel (for all users)

This tweak lets you hide the Passwords icon from the control panel.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me
The users should not be allowed to change the security settings, so their access to password icon in the control panel must be restricted.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Create a DWORD value name “NoSecCPL” in the right panel. Right-click it and modify the data value with “1” to hide the password icon and “0” to display it.

Click “OK” and close the registry editor.

Restart the system or logoff to see the changes taking effect.

Prevent changes to passwords in control panel.reg

The ".reg" file can prevent changes to passwords in the Control Panel.

Allow changes to Passwords in control panel (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can allow changes to passwords in the Control Panel.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\] key, right-click and click on "New > Key" to create a new key with the name "System".

Third, right-click on the blank area in the right pane and click on "New > DWORD Value" to create a new DWORD value with the name "NoSecCPL".

Fourth, right-click on the 'NoSecCPL' DWORD value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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