Registry access denied importing .reg file

#1
I got windows 7 starter edition on my new netbook.
I'm trying to importing .reg file necessary to run a program that i use for work but i received that message.
I 'm the administrtor, the only user and i'm not virus affected.
I right-clicked on regedit.exe and selected "run ad administrator" but when i try to import, the same message.
I try to right clik on every registry key and cheched if i got full control of them, and i have... but it's always the same message: "impossible to import XXXXXX.reg registry access denied"
Note that the file should add a key in the directory HKEY_CURRENT_USER, not changing system keys.
what can i do? :(

(ps sorry for my english, but i'm italian ):cool:
 


RAK

Extraordinary Member
#2
If it is not too private, could you attach the reg key to a post for examination?

Before that, You may need to take ownership of the key. Open the attached zip file and run" Take ownership" Now, when you right click a file or folde
r, you will find an option to "take ownership" . Click this for you reg file, and then try to import it again.

Uusal warning - Make a backup of your registry before doing so!
 


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Mitchell_A

Essential Member
#3
Try running command prompt as an admin and typing in
"net user administrator /active"
This will set your account as the admin for all defaults.
 


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