Want computer to lock after 3x's failed password Tags: Security Computers Windows Vista Last response: August 19, 2010 6:36 AM in Windows Vista Share wes911guru August 18, 2010 9:56:28 PM I have windows vista premium and want a program or a setting to lock the computer after 3x's the password is entered wrong. Any suggestions? More about : computer lock failed password badge August 19, 2010 12:52:40 AM If Microsoft's OS has no option to do so, never heard of any third party software providing such a program. m 0 l Ijack a b 8 Security August 19, 2010 6:36:22 AM You need to set an Account Lockout Policy. Make sure that you allow automatic reset of locked out accounts or you could find yourself in trouble. You probably also want to consider enforcing policies regarding password complexity, minimum length, and maximum and minimum age. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I'm the only one who uses my computer and I don't want it to be locked so I have to enter a password every time. Is there a w Forum My laptop does not want to accept my password. It says 'The user profile Service service failed to logon. User profile cannot Forum SolvedComputer Lock ups After new Mobo and HDD Forum SolvedMy laptop Hdd failed after using a fogger in the house. I want to recover the files to put on spare hdd. Forum SolvedI can't get onto my computer at all , when I put password in it says user service failed to log on , I know I am using the rig Forum After entering the password the following message appears "The user profile service service failed the login. User profile can Forum SolvedHaving a password on my new Acer all-in-one is too bothersome, so I want to get rid of it. My computer is just at home so I d Forum seagate usb drive after a write fail and lock up the light keeps blnking the drive comesup then drops out locking up the compu Forum SolvedComputer doesn't start after oc fail Forum Computer hard lock after sleep/longrender Forum SolvedComputer wont boot after failed wireless card installation Forum I have a dell laptop. This morning I logged on with my password. Computer then shut down after sitting for a while. Went to Forum SolvedComputer fails to POST after first succesfully starting. Forum My laptop is locked after successfully changed BIOS user password Forum i want to replace exsisting hard drive with an SSDD. and add windows 8. i had it running fine. i shut off the computer after i Forum SolvedI want t build an $4000+ After Effects Beast computer Forum Solvedhelp new computer locks up after 30 minutes Forum SolvedI want to build a computer up to $4000 ish for After effects Forum Computer won't turn on at all after failed OC Forum Computer won't boot after failed overclock Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !