Cannot reinstall Itunes

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Talk' started by Kathi Stein, Aug 15, 2008.

  1. Kathi Stein

    Kathi Stein Guest

    I am running Vista Ultimate, HP Pavillion laptop. When I attempted to
    update Itunes, the installation could not complete. The error message
    I got was:

    Could not open
    key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\Interface\{915-DA835-02FE-4953-92FA-624BDFSD85AB}\{ProxyStubClsid

    Verify that you have sufficient access to that key, or contact your
    support person.

    Just out of curiosity, I pulled up regedit to see what that entry was
    and was denied access. I am Administrator on this machine.

    I looked for a solution and was told to uninstall Itunes, which I did.
    Big mistake, apparently. Because I then could not reinstall it.

    I haven't a clue (obviously) what any of this means except that I
    cannot install Itunes nor use my Ipod now :-(

    Can anyone help me with this?

    Thanks in advance,
    Kathe
     
    Kathi Stein, Aug 15, 2008
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  2. Kathi Stein

    Kathi Stein Guest

    This is a correction to my previous post: In the error message, the
    last entry in that interminable registry address should be
    \ProxyStubClsid32

    If I click on that entry, the error message reads: "ProxyStubClsid32
    cannot be opened. An error is preventing this key from being opened.
    Details: Access is denied."

    If I click on "permissions" the message then reads: "You do not have
    permission to view the current permission settings for
    ProxyStubClsid32 but you can make permission changes."

    I don't want to muck around with the registry unless I have to. Is
    there any solution to this problem?

    thanks again,
    Kathe
     
    Kathi Stein, Aug 16, 2008
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