This was actually an issue with Windows. The well-documented API calls
didn't function correctly until Service Pack 2 of Windows Vista and Windows
Server 2008. If you still have this issue after upgrading to SP2, please
let me know.
Otherwise, this is unfortunately an expected issue since Windows isn't
responding correctly to MBSA's request.
Doug Neal [MSFT]
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Post by Shawn Martin
I keep getting Error 1721 for local accounts I have on 2008 server (64-bit).
I'm running the MBSA under a domain account that is an administrator of the
The local account that keeps getting flagged by MBSA has a password of
so I have no clue as to why it thinks that is a weak password. Any