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'Failure Writing to the System Registry...' Error Message (Windows 95)

Posted On 2005-11-1 by FortyPoundHead
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When you run a setup program that was created using the Application Setup Wizard, you may receive an error message indicating the registry may be corrupt or you do not have the required permissions to write to the registry.
As the error message indicates, the problem may be due to a corrupt registry or incorrect permissions to write to the registry. In addition, the problem occurs on computers running Windows 95 when the Setup program tries to add an entry to a registry key and the key will exceed 64K in size as a result. Registry keys are limited to 64K in Windows 95.
When the problem occurs on a Windows 95 computer, it usually happens when Setup tries to add entries to the key below.
Try running the RegClean utility provided by Microsoft, a link can be found at our downloads page. Alternatively have a look at the Microsoft Knowledge Base article referenced below.

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs]

More Info: http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q186/8/97.asp


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