Re: big boo boo

From: Raymond Sinnappan [MS] (
Date: 10/12/02

From: "Raymond Sinnappan [MS]" <>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 18:33:03 -0700

Should be easy to fix. You probably denied interactive-long rights to some
group (most likely "Everyone") that administrator was a member of. You can
fix this using ntrights utility as described in;EN-US;Q276590
ntrights.exe is comes with the Win2k resource kit.

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"jim gibson" <> wrote in message
> i recently put a dsl router on my win2000 desktop so i
> could use my win98 laptop online. i wanted to be able to
> use a shared printer on the desktop from the laptop, but
> when i tried to access the desktop from network
> neighborhood it wanted a password and i couldn't figure
> out which one ....
> unfortunately i started mucking around with security
> trying to disable it and now i can't even log on to the
> desktop .... the message says "the local policy of the
> system does not permit you to log on interactively" and
> the administrator password no longer gets me in ....
> what i gather from two technical people is that i changed
> a policy of the group .... one of them says i must wipe
> out my drive and start over ... another says i may be able
> to install a second version of win2000 in another
> directory ...
> is there some other way to correct this or will intalling
> another incidence of win2000 work ... i cannot find my
> original 2000 disk, so either way i would have to come up
> with another ...
> thank you very much ....
> please feel free to call ... cell# 720-434-2604 mountain
> time zone ...