local policy of this system does not permit you to logon interactively

From: mark (threeredtails_at_aol.com)
Date: 10/08/03

Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2003 08:40:04 -0700

Problem Description: My system is an INSPIRON 8000. I
purchased it from a former employer,the error I'm getting
is: "The local policy of this system does not permit you
to logon interactively."

Hi. OK, I messed up. I was trying to give myself higher
security on my (now) personal system through the
manage/security functions and inadvertantly have secured
myself out of accessing Windows 2000 Professional. This
system WAS on a network connected to a server. Now I just
want to use it for personal use.

How can I override the logon or bypass it so I can correct
the security rule?

Thanks much for any help you can provide!


I was able to logon (prior to messing with the security
rules) as an administrator or as a user ... knowing both
passwords. Niether are working now (giving the above

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