Registry key. Windows SP2 Problems. Some help would be nice =)

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Mhera Alessandro, Oct 25, 2004.

  1. Okay, for several days I have been trying to download Windows SP2 because I
    have turned on Automatic Updates.
    This has been going for several months and every time I have tried to
    install Windows Security Pack 2, the installation stops in a window pops up
    telling me that 'Access is denied'.

    I found out that there was a solution to this problem by finding certain
    registry keys on setupapi.log (or something related like that, I'm afraid I
    am noy a computer expert). And then delete them using regedit.

    My question is, how do you know which registry keys to delete? Are there
    other solutions to solve this 'Access is Denied' problem?

    Thank you!

    - M.A.
     
    Mhera Alessandro, Oct 25, 2004
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  2. Hi

    Please see the "Access denied" section here:

    http://www.michna.com/kb/WxSP2.htm#Cannot_install_Service_Pack_2


    I suggest you start out with the SubInAcl.exe tip there and see if
    that solves your problem.
     
    Torgeir Bakken \(MVP\), Oct 26, 2004
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