Win API to read Password policy value programtically

pkjena's Avatar, Join Date: Jan 2009
Newbie Member
i need to read programmetically the values of local security setting present under Administrative Tools.I'm expecting the helping source code should be in C++ or VC++.Is there any window API handle to have control on these settings programmetically.
i need it soon .so please help me out in this regard.

Thank you to read my problem.
and thanks in advance.
indiansword's Avatar, Join Date: Oct 2008
Security Expert
i wish i cud have helped. but i aint from programming background, just replied to get this thread UP in the list again! so, someone who might know may reply
Bhullarz's Avatar
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Windows saves all its settings in REGISTRY entries. Try looking for REGISTRY entries relevant to SETTINGS you want to manipulate. Visual C++ will must have such class though I have never used it.
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