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How Administrator can unlock computer?

Naj Saqi
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At our company we use Windows 7.  Now, when a computer is locked ,we cannot unlock this computer with an administrator account. The last thing I remembered, we disabled Fast user Switching via group policy.

In Windows XP, when a computer is locked, you see the message:
This computer is in use and has been locked
only DOMAIN\user or an administrator can unlock this computer

Is there a way to to this in Windows 7?
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