Error message when you try to install a hotfix or an update on a Windows XP computer: "You
do not have permission to update Windows XP"
TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2008 - Update Services
How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
Computer Maintenance: Acronis / Diskeeper / Paragon / Raxco
"Julie Mae Reck" <JulieMaeReck@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
|I can't seem to update my computer with any Microsoft updates/software. I
| always get a message stating Installation Failure - error code 0x8007F004. I
| am on the primary computer (connected to the router) on a very small wireless
| home network. I AM THE ADMINISTRATOR. I have no issues updating my
| daughters' computer, only mine. I don't know what to do at this point. I
| own the computer. I am the primary user. There is no admin or user above me.
| When I tried to manually install SP3 for Windows XP (not using
| Microsoft/Windows Update), it said that I don't have permission to update my
| computer and to contact my administrator. I am running Windows XP
| Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 2. Please help! I'm at my wit's end
| with this!