Yes I am talking about updating via the MS site. I have run through the troubleshooting tips reccomended by MS with no luck.
Exact message recieved:
To install items from Windows Update, you must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may also prevent you from completing this procedure.
FYI here is my system info:
OS Name Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
Version 5.0.2195 Build 2195
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name GANDOLF
System Manufacturer Gateway
System Model N0CPP010
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 4 Stepping 2 AuthenticAMD ~1002 Mhz
BIOS Version AMIBIOS (C)2000 American Megatrends Inc., Version 07.00.xx
Windows Directory C:\WINNT
Locale United States
Time Zone Central Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory 327,088 KB
Available Physical Memory 82,272 KB
Total Virtual Memory 1,612,792 KB
Available Virtual Memory 1,126,936 KB
Page File Space 1,285,704 KB
Banging head on desk.