Firewall GPO has locked me out of the network

I have configured a firewall policy which when applied to the client PCs has taken the device of the network. I am unable to connect to the DC from it. I am also unable to remove the policy from the Pc and hence cant do much with it.

How can I remove this policy setting from the PC?

The server is running Windows Server 2012 r2. The PC is running Windows 8.1.
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roy_battyDirectorAsked:
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Sreejith SugathanSenior Network Support EngineerCommented:
Where did you configure the firewall policy? Is it on a domain GPO or locally? if it is on a domain gpo, just revert it and restart the computers couple of times.
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
If you have somehow locked down the network connectivity what you need to do is get access to the machine physically or if it is a VM then you the console to connect to it. Once you have logged in unlink the GPO that you created.

In situations like this it is always best to test this on an OU with a test machine/user first.

Will.
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roy_battyDirectorAuthor Commented:
The policy was set on a domain gpo.

I have access to the physical PC. But I cant remove the policy because even though I have unlinked the policy in the Domain, because the network is blocked, the PC doesnt pick up that I have unlinked the policy
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Casey WeaverNetwork EngineerCommented:
Local policy and local admin privileges trump the domain policies and privileges. You can log in as a local administrator, go to local group policy, set the group policy back to what you want it to be, and reboot. Make sure that you have already changed the GPO on the domain, or after the reboot it'll lock down again once GPO runs.

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731745.aspx
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Muhammad BurhanManager I.T.Commented:
try with following GPOs at default domain level
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Local policy and local admin privileges trump the domain policies and privileges

The above statement is false.

Policies apply in the following order.
Local
Site
Domain
OU

See the below link for reference/details
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/library/cc785665(v=ws.10).aspx

Will.
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roy_battyDirectorAuthor Commented:
Part of the GPO specified not to use local policy.

In the end I simply removed the PC from the domain.

That seemed to do it.
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roy_battyDirectorAuthor Commented:
Non of the comments helped me resolve the issue
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