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Re: Administrator Rights?
From: "Dana Morrow" <dmorrow5 () satx rr com>
Date: Sat, 4 Dec 2004 18:30:55 -0600

No firewall, with the exception of the one loaded with WinXP. The error that comes up states that it does not recognize any of the updates as having a valid Microsoft signature, and that an admin must install the updates. From there, they all fail loading.


Dana Morrow
----- Original Message ----- From: "Jon Lawhead" <samurai () berkeley edu>
To: <dmorrow5 () satx rr com>; <security-basics () securityfocus com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 3:46 PM
Subject: Re: Administrator Rights?

Can you give us a little bit more specific info? What error messages are you getting? Are you running a firewall? If so, try disabling the firewall...I know SCS in particular has had issues with Windows Update.

Jon Lawhead
UC Berkeley SINE/ResComp

On 1 Dec 2004 03:31:58 -0000
 <dmorrow5 () satx rr com> wrote:

I'd like to think I'm somewhat computer savvy, but this one escapes me...running XP, trying to run Windows Update. All but one or two updates will fail. I've done some research that suggested a necessary service may not have started, but this is not the case. When looking at the user account, they are designated as Administrator. However, Windows Update says it won't install the updates unless it's accomplished by an administrator. Any suggestions?

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