RE: "access Denied" message trying to install SP3
Nobody has replied to this yet? Surprising....
Your security settings in your registry are jacked up.
Make sure that the Administrators Group has full control of the Security
tree and all subkeys.
Should fix your problem.
> I may have posted this in the wrong place, if so I am sorry. I have posted in
> the preferred spot, i think, now . Again sorry!!
> "Mag517" wrote:
> > I have been trying to install SP3 for over a week now. Been on the board
> > searching through the help and just going crazy. When it gets to the updating
> > registry keys, it comes up with an access denied message. I have tried
> > rebooting, turning off my anti virus, and the "method 3" but where do I save
> > the notebook?? And how do I access it to double click on it?? Is this really
> > a fix for my problem, I am so sick of this problem I could scream!! I
> > installed SP3 on an older PC with XP and same antivirus with no problems and
> > antivirus active!!