Unable to move WSUS 3.0 database due to insufficient permissions to drop connections

I need to move the wsus database from one drive to another.

I understand the instructions given at the three sources given below. My problem is that when I try to execute the "detach database" from within Studio, I get the message "The user does not have permission to perform this action. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 297")

I am connected to studio as the same administrative user that did the install of SBS 2008. I understand that this should be a simple manual change to permissions but I want to do it correctly and I'm not sure what permissions are needed or if I ought to connect differently.




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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasyPrincipal ConsultantCommented:
You don't move it from SQL Management Studio.  Instead you need to use the SBS Management Console just as described in http://e-e.com/Q_26219998.html

kflorianAuthor Commented:
I used the Wizard before posting my question.

The Wizard moved to the new location  ..\WsusContent which is fully populated as expected.

In the new location it created a folder ..\SUSDB\UpdateServicesDbfiles  which is empty.

In the original location exists ..\wsus\UpdateServicesDBFiles which contains SUSDB.mdf and SUSDB_log.ldf.

kflorianAuthor Commented:
The answer which worked for me was to completely uninstall WSUS and reinstall to the new location.

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kflorianAuthor Commented:
I tried the variou solutions offered by experts. My trial-by-error solution was the one that worked for me.
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