Try each step in the order listed until the issue is resolved:

  1. Grant the user's Windows account local administrator rights or grant the required NTFS permissions
  2. Use ProcessMonitor to pinpoint and troubleshoot access rights issues on specific registry keys, grant the user the necessary permissions to those keys.
  3. Use the command line tool SubInACL to grant full control for the local Administrators group and SYSTEM account.
  4. Repair or reinstall Windows

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Note : Incorrect changes to registry settings can cause serious system problems that may be irreversible without reinstallation of the operating system. You must back up your registry before making any registry changes. We are not responsible for damage resulting from incorrect use of the Registry Editor.