Re: Puzzling Security

From: Jason (
Date: 06/26/05

Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2005 23:25:00 -0500

I can install software, just not install hot fixes. For example, I am
trying to install the GPMC hotfix for Windows 2003. When I run the exe, the
error I get is:
Setup Error

You do not have permission to update Windows 2003. Please contact your
system administrator.


"Jason" <> wrote in message
> We have inherited an active directory from another company. On every
> Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 server in their active directory, even if
> you
> are an Administrator, you cannot install Windows hotfixes. The only way
> we
> seem to be able to push updates is by using their Tivoli instance. My
> question is, why would this be? I went through the group policy settings
> and there is notthing that would appear to do this. Does anyone have any
> idea as to what is going on?
> thanks,
> Jason

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