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You Do Not Have Permission To Update Windows Server 2003

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Can not patch Windows 2003 R2 server. The error log states "You Do Not Have Permission To Update Windows Server 2003". This is a Production Server. I can not afford to have to rebuild it.
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by:Pete Long
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Hello btbsjtremper,

The user rights that are required by Update.exe
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888791


Regards,

PeteLong
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by:ertnev74
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Hi,

What is the patch you are trying to install KB??? or Service Pack ?

Ertnev74
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by:btbsjtremper
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Pete,
What group policy should i be looking for??
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by:btbsjtremper
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I am trying to install KB940349 and KB936008. this is a 2003 R2 SP2
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Start run gpedit.msc
Under Computer Configuration, click Windows Settings. Click Security Settings, click Local Policies, and then click User Rights Assignments

then the policies are in the table on the link I posted above
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by:zerolincore
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can not add user or group  Manage auditing and security log policy. button is not work
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by:newtonpg2
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THANKS FOR THIS ISSUE. WE HAVE BEEN FIGHTING THIS BATTLE FOR 2 DAYS ON A CUSTOMER'S SITE. COME TO FIND OUT THEY HAD DELETED THE USER/GROUP FROM THE MANAGEMENT/AUDITING GPO Setting.

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