Windows may notify you at log-on that your password is expired and ask whether you want to change it now. The default interval that users were notified of password expiration is 5 days before expiration.
Password expiration interval specifies the number of days allowed before a password must be changed. Its purpose is to help enforce password policies in a business environment.
User Account Expiration
User account expiration is another similar built-in feature in Windows. It allows you to create a temporary user account that will expire automatically on the specified dates.
Upon reaching the expiration date, the user account is expired and you are unable to log on Windows any more. This feature is very useful when you need to create a Windows user account on a temporary basis. Continue Reading →