Windows Server – Disable Password Complexity Requirements

Local Security Policy:
1) Go to Control Panel, Administrative Tools
2) Double click on Local Security Policy
3) Click on Account Policies, Password Policy
4) (On the right pane) Set Disable for Password must meet complexity requirements
5) Set 0 days for Maximum password age

Group Policy:
1) Type gpmc.msc in Run command.
2) Double click on Forest:xx.local, Domains, xx.local
3) Right click on Default Domain Policy and select Edit
4) Click on Computer Configuration, Policies, Windows Settings, Security Settings, Account Policies
5) (on the right pane) Double click Password Policy
6) Set Disable for Password must meet complexity requirements
7) Set 0 days for Maximum password age
8) Type gpupdate /force in Run command

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Auto-run Application after login to Windows 10

Issue: User wants to have Outlook auto-open first after he login to Windows.

Solution:
1) Press Windows key and R key (Run window appears)
2) Type in shell:startup and click Ok (Startup folder appears)
3) Right-click on empty space and select New, Shortcut
4) Browse to Outlook’s Location and click Ok
     My Outlook 2010’s location – C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft  Office\Office14
5) Click Next and Finish
6) Done

Reference:
http://scottiestech.info/2015/10/23/where-is-the-startup-folder-in-windows-10/