Disabling password complexity requirements from Win 2008 R2 when it is greyed out

For the 2008 Server when it’s greyed out. To lift the password complexity:

secedit /export /cfg C:\new.cfg

Then you edit new.cfg (it is ini format) and change line “PasswordComplexity = 1″ to “PasswordComplexity = 0″.

Apply it on your Windows 2008 server with:

secedit /configure /db %windir%\security\new.sdb /cfg C:\new.cfg /areas  SECURITYPOLICY
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