Is there a way to determine what changes have been made to a server?

I have a W2k server with XP Pro PCs on one of my LANs. I want to know if there is a way to determine what policies and/or changes have been made to the server and/or PCs? Such as a tool that will tell me what policies are in effect? And possibly a way to return both the server and PCs back to original factory configurations with out having to reinstall the OSes.

thanks in advance...
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luv2smileConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Are you asking of a way to see what group policies are in effect?

If so...the GPMC is a great tool. You have to install it on an XP machine as it can't be installed on a 2000 server...but it can be used to see policies on a 2000 domain.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/gpmc/default.mspx
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nedvisCommented:
"Event logs provide historical information that can help you track down system and security problems. The event-logging service controls whether events are tracked on Windows 2000 systems. When this service is started, you can track user actions and system resource usage events...":
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/maintain/monitor/03w2kadb.mspx

http://kb.indiana.edu/data/aivi.html?cust=976747.33395.30

good luck
nedvis
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