First, make sure that your anti virus software isn't locking the registry and preventing
the installer from modifying the same.
Error message when you try to install Windows XP Service Pack 3: "Access is denied" or
"Service Pack installation did not complete"
How to reset security settings back to the defaults
TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2008 - Update Services
How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
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"Deno" <Deno@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
|I am having an identical problem in installing Service pack 3! 'Access is
| denied' and 'unistall' begins running.
| Dos this fix work for this and is anyone else having this issue? I've NEVER
| had problems installing MS updates
| "TaurArian" wrote:
| > You receive an "Access is denied" error message when you try to install
| > Windows XP Service Pack 2
| > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=873148
| > "Access Denied" error when trying to install SP2
| > http://forum.aumha.org/viewtopic.php?t=8125
| > "caribe" wrote:
| > > Hi
| > > Im tring to install SP2 in my computer ans it stops and gives me Error Code:
| > > 0x80070005.
| > > Does anyone knows what to do?