We have a computer that has multiple users on it and no internet access (not allowed) It is a DELL latitude D820 running windows XP professional. We have several diff users all with different needs and security level access to aid in making sure the computer is not corrupted or doing things that they are not supposed to. Local computer policy was set to keep people from using the search function, the command line function, the run function or any of the security setting functions so they can’t get into anything; restricts them down to their desktop. In the process of enabling these computer policies, the administrator assumed that because he is the administrator, the policies would not affect him. After rebooting the computer, the policies had affected him. He cannot open command line, mmc, local policy, search function or help function. Can’t even start Microsoft office. Received error message that says: due to local computer policy, the current function has been restricted. See your local administrator for assistance.
We do not have the ability to re-register Microsoft office or the operating system because we have lost the keys to those so we can’t reformat this computer. We have to be able to find a work around to this problem. Can anyone help?
Thank you so much!