How to hide the option to change the computer password from the CTRL ALT DEL screen in Windows? When after pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete, the system will call Windows Security screen and the user can change the login password there. The following article is how you can disable the ability to change the password from the Ctrl + Alt + Delete screen in Windows 10, 8.1.7 through Group Policy or tweak the registry.
When you log in to a Windows computer simultaneously press Ctrl + Alt + Delete will display the security screen of Windows with the option to change the computer password. This is a user support interface with full features such as system lock, user switch, logout, password change, open Windows Task Manager or end Windows by shutting down, restarting, putting Computer to sleep or hibernate mode.
By pressing the key combination CTRL + ALT + DEL, this is a convenient way for users to lock, switch users, or access the task manager. And like almost everything else in Windows, this feature can be customized, namely you can add and remove options from the screen. CTRL + ALT + DEL. The following article, Taimienphi will share with you how to hide the option to change the computer password from CTRL + ALT + DEL screen.
How to hide the option to change the computer password from the CTRL ALT DEL screen
Option 1: Hide the option to change the computer password from CTRL + ALT + DEL screens via Group Policy
Step 1: From the user interface, you press the key combination Windows + R to open the Run dialog box and enter the command gpedit.msc then press Enter or OK, got it
Step 2: The Local Group Policy Editor dialog box opens, navigate to the path User Configuration >Administrative Templates >System >Ctrl + Alt + Del Option and double click Remove Change Password.
Step 3: After the Remove Change Password dialog box opens, select it Enabled > press Apply and restart the computer.
So, the next time you press Ctrl + Alt + Del, you will no longer see the Change Password option on the screen.
Method 2: Hide the option to change the computer password from the CTRL + ALT + DEL screen via Registry Tweak
Step 1: From the user interface, you press the key combination Windows + R to open the Run dialog box and enter the command regedit then press Enter or OK, got it
Step 2: Registry Editor window opens, browse to the path HKEY_CURRENT_USER Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Policies
Step 3: Here, right-click Policies and select new >Key and name it System.
Step 4: Right click on the blank area on the right side, you choose new >DWORD (32-bit) Value and name it DisableChangePassword
Step 5: Double click the key you just created, you change the value from 0 Fort first and press OK, got it.
Step 6: Finally, you restart the computer and the option to change the computer password will not be available when you press Ctrl + Alt + Del.
So, with the two hidden ways to change the computer password from the Ctrl + Alt + Del screen above, hope to bring security peace of mind on your device. In addition, to increase account security and avoid threats related to viruses or spyware, readers can enable or disable the login request with Ctrl-Alt-Del on Windows 10. For more details, please read the tutorial and activate the article Disable login requests with Ctrl + Alt + Del on Windows 10 that we previously shared offline.