Regedit error help please

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by ginge51, Aug 31, 2007.

  1. ginge51

    ginge51 Master Guru

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    Sapphire HD 7950 OC 3072
    Hi all

    I`m trying to reinstall the dual core cpu amd optimiser for my 4400 x2 cpu but as i go to install it i get this error when the istaller is trying to install the files.
    Error 1402.could not open key:
    Hkey_local_machine\software\Microsoft\windows\current version\run. verify that you have sufficiant access to that key. or contact your support personnel??????

    And when i run regedit and go directly to that key i get this error.
    Cannot open run.error opening key.

    any ideas on how to fix this please as i can`t install the dual core optimiser

  2. Pat the Cat

    Pat the Cat Ancient Guru

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    nVidia 6800 Ultra 425/1120
    I could be wrong, but it sounds like you are trying to do Administrator level maintenance with a normal login.

    Login as an Administrator, that should let you install new software/mess about with registry keys.

    That's just a guess. Are you sure you haven't just installed some random spyware instead?

    (Never install software you just browsed off the internet. Unless you like malware.)

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