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After you install Service Pack 1, when you use a program to lock out a user account, the "account locked" information for the user may not be correct in the cache. If it is not correct in the cache, the lockout property is not assigned to the user.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.