Last Posting: WinVNC on Win2K problems
IAndrew.Martin "at" ci.austin.tx.us
Mon Jun 17 21:42:01 2002
Steve wrote: "To me, it sounds like some sort of permissions problem..."
This is definitely a rights issue. We have seen this several times during
the testing phase of our Win2K rollout last year and there are several areas
that you need to look at:
Make sure that the Administrator (if it is the local machine account) has
If it is a Domain administrator account then make sure that the DA has god
rights on the local box. (Right-click My Computer|Choose Manage|Users and
In User Manager ensure that Domain Administrator is not a member of a more
restrictive group. Keeping in mind that the more restrictive right wins in a
NT/Win2k domain structure.
Lastly - and I do mean lastly - run REGEDT32. navigate to
HKLM/Software|Choose Security|Choose Permissions and provide the DA account
with god writes to this part of the registry.
If this doesn't fix it:
Grab Hair|Pull hard|Go crazy.
Hoping this helps.
I Andrew Martin
City of Austin - Municipal Court
Phone: 512 . 974 . 4672
Fax: 512 . 974 . 4871
email: mailto:iandrew.martin "at" ci.austin.tx.us