permission denied Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a0046

Unable to execute a Wscript shell command to sort a file. Receive the message "permission denied Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a0046" It worked in Windows 2000 server but not in 2003.
DIM sortLine, sortFile, server_shell, strTempFile
  set server_shell = server.CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
  sortFile = DefPath & "XXXXrent" & replace(stmntDt,"/","") & ".txt"
   sortLine = "sort " & txtfile & " /O " & sortFile 
   strTempFile = "%comspec% /c " & sortLine
   server_shell.Run strTempFile, 0, True

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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
I would check to see if both servers have the system variable %comspec% set up on the 2003 server.  The %comspec% is a environment variable that points to the location of command shell, cmd.exe.  If the server doesn't have that variable in place, I suggest you add it:  ComSpec=C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe
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