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Reset XP work station's local group policy to default

I have a customer who had a guy lock down some XP work stations using local policy. Now i have tried changing them back one setting at a time but some stuff is still not working right.

What is the best and easiest way to reset the local policy to default.
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gpupdate /Force                    

/Target:{Computer | User}  Specifies that only User or only Computer
                            policy settings are refreshed. By default,
                            both User and Computer policy settings are
                            refreshed.

/Force                     Reapplies all policy settings. By default,
                            only policy settings that have changed are
                            applied.

/Wait:{value}              Sets the number of seconds to wait for policy
                            processing to finish. The default is 600
                            seconds. The value '0' means not to wait.
                            The value '-1' means to wait indefinitely.
                            When the time limit is exceeded, the command
                            prompt returns, but policy processing
                            continues.

/Logoff                    Causes a logoff after the Group Policy settings
                            have been refreshed. This is required for
                            those Group Policy client-side extensions
                            that do not process policy on a background
                            refresh cycle but do process policy when a
                            user logs on. Examples include user-targeted
                            Software Installation and Folder Redirection.
                            This option has no effect if there are no
                            extensions called that require a logoff.

/Boot                      Causes a reboot after the Group Policy settings
                            are refreshed. This is required for those
                            Group Policy client-side extensions that do
                            not process policy on a background refresh cycle
                            but do process policy at computer startup.
                            Examples include computer-targeted Software
                            Installation. This option has no effect if
                            there are no extensions called that require
                            a reboot.

/Sync                      Causes the next foreground policy application to
                            be done synchronously. Foreground policy
                            applications occur at computer boot and user
                            logon. You can specify this for the user,
                            computer or both using the /Target parameter.
                            The /Force and /Wait parameters will be ignored
                            if specified.


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