Windows : Setting LAN Authentication Level on 7 Home Premium

By | January 19, 2012

Windows 7 Home Premium doesn’t have the “Local Security Policy” console (aka : secpol.mmc). In order to access SMB share running the old protocol version, you need to enable the Authentication LAN Manager directly inside the registry.

Open the registry editor (Start > Run) :

Browse to :


Create a new DWORD value  with the following properties :