Accounts: Guest account status

This security setting determines if the Guest account is enabled or disabled.

Note: If the Guest account is disabled and the security option Network Access: Sharing and Security Model for local accounts is set to Guest Only, network logons, such as those performed by the Microsoft Network Server (SMB Service), will fail.

Policy path: 

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Local Policies\Security Options

Default: 

Disabled

Supported on: 

At least Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003

Registry settings: 

Not a registry key

Reboot required: 

No