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hi expert
im runing windows 2003 AD server, i uninstalled my previews exchange 2003 from this machine
im getting this error msg while im trying to install exchange 2007
"You do not have permissions to read the security descriptor" i have tried to perform the installation from
command line i performed Setup.com /PrepareLegacyExchangePermissions
Setup.com /PrepareSchema-----without no errors. when i tried to run Setup.com /PrepareAD i got the error above.
i added myself to all exchange 2007 necessary groups and still it doesn`t work
what should i do now?
thanks
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What account are you using? If it is not THE administrator account, then try it with that account. I have found problems with any others.

Simon.

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Simon, im trying with my user account, i have all the permissions
should i try to log in as the administrator account?
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I only install Exchange with THE administrator account. No other account is used because I have too many problems.

Simon.

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Thanks Simon!!! its working now
i used THE administrator account...so wierd that its woirking only with the admin account
in the yaer of 2007 he he he...
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