Windows – Allow empty/blank passwort to network access – SOLVED

Blank Password Network Access

Windows XP professional will not allow network users computer access without a password. Trying to do so will normally return and error code. To allow network access using a blank password:

  • [Start] [Run] and type gpedit.msc and click [OK]
  • Navigate to Computer Configuration / Windows Settings / Security Settings / Local Policies / Security Options
  • Double click on Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console login only.
  • Select the radio button next to Disabled and click [OK]