Try to run Regedit as an administrator.
Go to start>run and type regedit.
Underneath the typebox, there shall be a remark, that this job will run with
You can make a link to the Regedit.exe too, Then righ-click the link -
choose "Run as Administrator".
That should give you permissions to edit the registry. Almost everything,
If there's still a blank box with no users and permissions for them, you
have to take ownership to create userpermissions. Be carefull with this - the
consequences of doing this wrong or wrong places might be reinstalling
Windows (a destroyed registry). If it is for only one key, it might do no
When you are uninstalling Kaspersky, are you using Add/remove or the
If its possible to use Add/Remove - always do that.
> I tried to uninstall my Kaspersky Internet Security and received the
> following message mid way through the process.
> Could not open key Local machine/software/microsoft/security
> Monitoring cannot be opened. An error is preventing this key from being
> opened. access is denied.
> I navigated to the key, tried to open it and received the following.
> You do not have permission to view the current permission settings but you
> can make permission changes.
> I clicked OK and the permission for monitoring dialogue box opens.
> It is blank.
> I try to create permission and receive the following.
> Unable to save permission change on monitoring.
> Access is denied.
> I am running Vista Home Premium SP1 RC1
> I have administrator rights
> Any help appreciated