There are three possible settings for NT/2000 policies: enabled (checked), un-defined (greyed out) and disabled (white, no check-mark). By leaving a policy setting undefined, you are effectively telling the workstation, "Do whatever it is you usually do, this setting doesn't apply to you." If you wish to explicitly state, "Do not use any account lockout settings," explicitly un-check the appropriate setting so that the box next to it is white, not grey. This will override any existing or conflicting settings on the workstation.
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