HELP HELP on Site Group Policy screwup RRS feed

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    First off,

    Please save the 'don't mess around with group policy stuff if you
    don't know what you are doing' speeches until AFTER I get this fixed -
    then feel free to kick me when i am down.

    I was walking through some steps from the new Windows Steady State
    handbook (page 55) about applying a group policy template
    (stssettings.adm) that will restrict users settings. I was thinking
    (incorrectly, obviously) that I could then selectively apply that
    group policy to only the StudentLab computers.

    unfortunately, it applied to ALL computers - couldn't log on, etc. I
    deleted the template, but couldn't find where else to 'unapply' the
    policy settings.

    I am using Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 in a school setting.

    NOW - It has even affected the MMC Snapins for server management while
    logging in as administrator on the server itself. Error popup reads
    "The snap-in below, referenced in this document, has been restricted
    by policy. Contact your administrator for details. Small Business
    Server information Center"

    Even the Start menu on the server is restricted - I don't even have a
    run menu to get to a command prompt?!?!?

    HELP HELP, please! - how do I restore this and remove the group policy



    Friday, September 21, 2007 4:48 PM


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