"Administrators Only" message with Windows ME

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Rich, Aug 8, 2003.

  1. Rich

    Rich Guest

    When I try to run Windows Update on a laptop with Windows
    ME, Windows Update gives me the error
    message "Administrators Only", and all the stuff below
    tells about what to do if I have Windows 2000 or Windows
    XP. But this laptop has Windows ME! Why is it giving me
    a stupid error message for a completely different
    operating system? It doesn't even realize the computer
    has ME instead of 2000 or XP, and gives the totally absurd
    message "Administrators Only"! Administrators don't even
    exist in WinME! And I can't upgrade it to XP since it
    only has 32 megs of RAM, and not much hard disk space.
    Windows Update used to work back when it was the older
    version of Windows Update (I think 3.1) but it has not
    worked ever since they changed everything to v4 of Windows
    Update. I hope I don't have to reinstall Windows ME just
    to fix this stupid bug in Windows Update.
    Rich, Aug 8, 2003
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    Mow Green Guest


    Do you get a prompt for a Windows logon at startup and , leaving the
    username and password blank, click Cancel or OK ?
    If so, try this :

    How to Prevent a Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows Me Logon Prompt at

    Never Forgotten
    Mow Green, Aug 8, 2003
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