Cannot install any anti-virus,etc

By Ryuman123
Nov 3, 2007
  1. I'm using Windows XP Home Edition as a user with administrator. But I can't install any anti-virus program, or anything else for that matter. It keeps saying I don't have sufficient access to certain keys, but I'm on an administrator account. I was thinking about just reinstalling windows again, but that takes too long. I can't install anything in safe mode either.
  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    Hello, Ryuman123, and welcome to Techspot :wave:

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    With regards to your problem, try making a new account and set it as an administrator then try installing something :)
  3. pdyckman@comcas

    pdyckman@comcas TS Rookie Posts: 527

    Would you please write out the exact phrase/error message that you are getting. Not 'having access to certain keys' is one that I have never seen before. It must read differently. The exact wording is important to troubleshoot the problem. Sorry to be picky, but there are a bunch of different messages.
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