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Cannot run .exe programs on 2003 member server

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I have a MS 2003 Standard member server that i cannt seem to run .exe programs from any other servers. I have mapped drives to the other servers and need to install some important programs but just says i do not have permission to do so.

I am logged in as Admin on the domain
I turned off the firewall
I can create and delete folders from other servers just fine

Please help.

Thanks
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Question by:unitedlinen
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by:cpottercpotter
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You can try right clicking the executable and unblocking to see if that helps. If this is the problem it is a security feature added with SP2 I believe.
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by:unitedlinen
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I tried right clicking on it and "Run As" but didnt work. I didnt see a "Unblock" .

Could it be the Enhanced Security for IE7?
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by:redcelltech
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If you issue the install command from the cli what errors do you see if any?
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by:cpottercpotter
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You must right click go to properties and click unblock to allow the software
to run on your machine.
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by:unitedlinen
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Sorry i should of typed out the error.

"Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file"  You may not have appropriate permissions to access the file."

I fixed it by uninstalling the IE7 Enhanced Security. No idea why that has anything to do with it but it worked. Anybody know why??? I seen somebody else had the same problem here
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Servers/Q_22138144.html
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That would be MS answer to fixing all of your security problems. If they don't allow you to execute remote code, you will never get a virus right! By default, I remove this as part of my installation process. This will also create problems with programs that need to run via mapped drive even if the are installed successfully, like Goldmine.
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by:unitedlinen
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Would of been nice for them to tell us :) yeah right :)

Thanks a bunch though for everybodys reponses. I would have never figured that IE7 Enhanced Security would have anything to do with the problem.
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