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Re: System Registry

Kent W. England [MVP]
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      19th Dec 2003
Non-admin users can't write to the HKLM branch, which is where most
application installers write the system-wide keys they need to run.

I would logon to an admin account and redo the installation.

Kent W. England, Microsoft MVP for Windows Security

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> Installing an application prompted "Failed to update the
> system registry. Please try using REGEDIT". Account
> used was not part of the local admin group.
> Thanks,

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