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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"andrswal" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
|I have successfully installed SP3 on some home machines but the above error
| stops me on the office machine. I am logged in as administrator however I am
| getting "access Denied". On the second attempt I disabled every program I
| could think of.
| Any ideas?