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not able to update SP2 in window server 2003 standard edition

Posted on 2011-02-22
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am not able to update sp2 it shows access denied. but am the domain admin. is there any way i can checck in any of the log why it fails??
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Check the Application log for install failures, and check the System Log for installation process failures
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by:mansoornazar
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Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 installation failed.
Access is denied.

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      NtServicePack
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      4374
Date:            2/20/2011
Time:            5:05:01 AM
User:            
Description:
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 installation failed, leaving Windows Server 2003 partially updated.
Service Pack 2 installation did not complete.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.



These are the alerts I see
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KCarney81 earned 2000 total points
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Try here, seems someone else had a similar problem and solved it:  
http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/95033-w2k3-sp2-installation-fails-solved/

And if not add "/log:c:\sp2-install.log" switch and post your log contents

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