Administrators Only Message -- Good Grief !!

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Michael Sawyer, Jul 26, 2004.

  1. After trying everything that Microsoft suggests to work
    around the problem of getting the "Administrators Only"
    message, every time I attempt to download a Windows Update
    file, I'm about ready to "pack it all in."

    I don't understand what has happened to my machine in that
    it has locked me out?? I am the only user, always log in
    as the Administrator, and I have tried all of the fixes
    all to no avail. I am not even sure that I am getting any
    automatic updates anymore, even though I have that
    function enabled. No Joy!

    what to do??
     
    Michael Sawyer, Jul 26, 2004
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  2. Michael Sawyer

    Mike Guest

    Have you tried this:

    Start
    Run
    type msconfig
    choose Selective startup
    uncheck Load startup group items
    reboot
    Try again. It worked for me.

    (go back to normal boot after this works)
     
    Mike, Jul 26, 2004
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