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AR# 6969

2.1i Install: Setup Failed while processing the RegistryUpdater.AddCable task....

Description

Keywords: install, setup, failed, registry, updater, cable, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, driver

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
During the 2.1i install, users may recieve the following error message when they are about
half way through copying files over.

Setup Failed while processing the RegistryUpdater.AddCable task. The reported error was:
Problems setting the registry value
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Current\ControlSet\Services\WinDriver\Type.
Press OK to clean up the partially installed software.

Solution

This is a result of not having administrator privledges. This is required to install the software
drivers for the parallel download cable. You must logout, and login with admin privledges.
AR# 6969
Date Created 07/06/1999
Last Updated 08/23/2001
Status Archive
Type General Article