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troubleshooting Question

Startup Script to set Description of Computer Account in Active Directory

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cantorisFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Windows XPActive DirectoryVB Script
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I'm trying to use a Startup Script deployed to workstations through Group Policy to synchronise the locallly-configured computer description to the description field of the computer account in Active Directory.

It fails with error 0x80070005 (General Access Denied error) but will run manually as domain admin.  The business-end of the script is attached.

Any idea what the problem is and how to best get around it?
Set objSysInfo = CreateObject("ADSystemInfo")
strComputerDN = objSysInfo.ComputerName
Set objComputer = GetObject("LDAP://" & strComputerDN)
objComputer.Put "description", strLocalDescription