Step 2.1. Set the \Winreg key to Read Access

  1. Do one of the following.


Click the Start button on the Vista task bar.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start on the Windows task bar.

  2. Select Run.

The Run dialog box opens.

  1. Type Regedt32.exe in the Start Search/Open field.

  2. Click OK.

The Registry Editor window opens.


  2. Select SYSTEM>CurrentControlSet>Control>SecurePipeServers>Winreg.

  1. Click Edit>Permissions on the Registry Editor menu bar.

The Permissions for winreg dialog box opens.

Note: The permissions that are available in the dialog box depend on the Windows operating system.

  1. Select Everyone.

  2. Check Read in the Allow column.

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Step 2. Change local machine key privileges in the Windows Registry.