Windows 7 restrictions or Policy

Have some new notebooks which are Windows 7 on a 2008 domain (not R2), in the same laptops OU as existing Windows 7 notebooks. However, when students logon to the new notebooks they receive the following error:-

This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator

I have racked my brains if this a GP setting or notebook. If it was GP then existing notebooks would get it.

However, a senior staff member has one of these new notebooks which are in a separate OU. He doesn't get the error.

Yet, if I move other notebooks to the same OU as the senior staff members these notebooks still get the error, which would point to a GP issue. I'm stumped !
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Pradeep DubeyConsultantCommented:
are they able to login to the machine or not?

is the administrator logon (local) success or not ?

this error msg comes when they open any application or just after login?
Emmanuel AdebayoGlobal Windows Infrastructure Engineer - ConsultantCommented:
If you are able to log on to the laptop, run the RSop.msc at the command prompt to see the overall policy being applied.

Also, check the event viewer for any error.

discoveranotherAuthor Commented:
- Yes they are able to log into the machines.
- yes, local admin logon a success
- error occurs just after login, wireless is still trying to connect and wont connect until this error message has beek ok'd

Will check event viewer when I am there and rsop.msc
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Can you check to see if internet explorer is set to the default browser.  

Only reason I ask is that in searching for that exact error message, there are a lot of people that get this exact error when clicking on links and that was the fix......I know this isn't your situation, but it can't hurt to check.

Start -> Default Programs
discoveranotherAuthor Commented:
I removed items from msconfig on the notebook and it solved the issue !

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