Windows 7 Pro Group Policy lockout

OK, done something really stupid!

I wanted to restrict what standard users can access and used gpedit.msc  User_Config/Admin Templates/System to prevent "Users" from using command prompt and restricting them to only be able to use certain programmes Adobe and IExplorer as a staring point.

Only trouble is, the User that has Admin rights is also restricted so now I can't makes further changes or even undo what I've done, I ALWAYS get the message "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions on this computer. Contact your sys admin."

I didn't enable the master Admin account beforehand!

Am I fubared or is there away to recover?
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Trenton KnewOwner / Computer WhispererCommented:
you could try removing your admin account from the users group.  then do run-as that account
Can you try resetting GP to default from CMD line?

1. Start cmd and run it as administrator
2. Execute each line below in sequence

RD /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicyUsers"
RD /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicy"
gpupdate /force

3. Restart your machine.
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Gordon710Author Commented:
I'm sure all of these suggestions would work if only I could get them to run all processes locked down.!
Gordon710Author Commented:

F8 to access Safe Mode then select Repair and access system restore, Hey Presto!!!

Oddly System repair said it hadn't worked but did!!!

No restore points were found when I stared a repair using a W7 repair disk.

I guess the Repair option has been there for ... who knows how long? I just never saw it before as I generally only go for
Safe mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt

Thanks guys for your suggestions

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My Answer worked whereas the other didn't
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