troubleshooting Question

windows xp restractions - “This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer”

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I was testing a possible solution for a problem we have running RDP to one of our office PCs - It is running Windows XP.
> I was using gpedit.msc to set the RDP Logon to run only one application, but to test this, I selected a "Batch File".
> Now all of my users on the target PC are stuck with the same issue... when ever I attempt to run a program, or Regedit, or gpedit.msc locally, I get the following message:
=> “This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer”
> I appear to be in a "catch-22" in that in need to run gpedit.msc to correct this, BUT the policy change appears to be locking any programs out.

I attempted to run gpedit.msc remotely, but I am getting a "unknown user and/or password" message.

Have not attempted Regedit remotely, bc dont know how to do that.

Any suggestions?

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