Administrators only (win update)

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by tord, Sep 27, 2003.

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    tord Guest

    This is a new one on me. When I go to Win Update as I do
    at least once a
    week without any problems. I now get a message
    saying "Administrators only"
    and the following advice.
    (I am running xp pro)
    "To install items from Windows Update, you must be logged
    on as an
    administrator or a member of the Administrators group.
    If your computer is
    connected to a network, network policy settings may also
    prevent you from
    completing this procedure.

    Note If you are running a Windows 2000 (except
    DataCenter), Windows XP, or
    Windows Server 2003 operating system, you can run the
    local administrator
    account on your computer without having to log off and
    then log on again.

    To run as the local administrator in Windows XP or
    Windows Server 2003:

    Click Start, and then click All Programs (or right-click
    Windows Update if
    it is available).

    Right-click Windows Update.

    Click Run as on the menu that appears.

    Do one of the following:

    Enter the password for the administrator.

    Enter the user name, domain name, and password of a
    different user account
    that has administrative permissions on this computer."


    Ok I have done all that and I still cant get any further.
    I have even tride
    a system rollback and still no luck.

    Can anyone help please.



    tord, Sep 27, 2003
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    John Guest

    I am running Windows 98 SE and I am getting the same
    message. My computer is not on a network. I am at a loss
    as to what to do. Does anyone have any suggestions?
    John, Sep 27, 2003
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    Lucy [MS] Guest

    Try the suggestions under Reuven's post 9/25.

    Lucy [MS]

    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
    Lucy [MS], Sep 28, 2003
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    Andre Guest

    Thanks Lucy, just the ticket.


    Andre, Sep 30, 2003
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