troubleshooting Question

DLU Administrators changing to users

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We are running Zenworks 7 on Windows XP machines in our college and have some Staff with Laptops, and others that just log into shared desktops in staffrooms. Heres what we have setup:

A DLU of 'remote desktop users' and 'power users' for staff that is assigned to a User package for all staff.
Group policies assigned to the desktops so that restrictions (and folder redirections) are in place for staff. They are assigned to the desktop rather than the user account so that on the laptops the folder redirection and the restrictions don't occur

Now we want the laptop users to have administrator access on their laptops but be a power user on the desktops. After some research and asking questions, we did the following:
Placed all laptop objects in their own OU in the tree.
Made the DLU users be power users and remote desktop users. We then assigned login Restrictions in that DLU and excluded the laptop OU object. On the laptop itself we then created an administrator account, set the Novell login to use their username as the windows login username and then it would work.  On the desktops they would be Power users and on the laptops they would be adminstrators
We have found however, that for some reason the user accounts on the laptops are reverting back to being Power Users and Remote Desktop Users. We can change them back manually to administrators but randomly they will just revert back to being power users. Does anybody have any suggestions as to what I can try to stop this happening?

Thanks in advance

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