troubleshooting Question

Help with "the local policy of this system does not allow you to logon interactively"

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I'm working on someones home PC.  Just the other day when they booted it takes them to the screen where they'd click a user icon but now there aren't any user icons.  Just a blank screen where they can only shut down or restart.  I've hit ctrl-alt-del twice and got the GUI logon and when I try the admin or the user account I get the following message....

"the local policy of this system does not allow you to logon interactively"

I've tried it in safe mode and get the same message.  I've checked all the accounts and they aren't locked.  I tried copying the secuirty file from winnt\repair directory in to the windows\system32\config and that doesn't fix it.  The only thing I haven't done yet is take out the drive and hook it in to one my test PC's and scan it.  Does anyone have a fix for this or any idea?  I'm thinking it must be some sort of a virus but I am not for sure.  I've read about people using ntrights as follows.....

"ntrights -m \\ProblemComputer -u Administrator +r SeInteractiveLogonRight"

I can't seem to figure out of ntrights works with xp or not because microsoft says it only works with 2000.

Thanks in advance.
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