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Registry locked

  1. #1


    Dan Guest

    Registry locked

    I am trying to load Project 2003 into my new HP with Vista Home Premiuim for
    sometime now. The Project discussion group cannot find an asnwer and I am
    hoping I can find one here.

    One of the referenced FAQ's in the Project Discussion Group advised me to to
    go into the registry to modify an entry. When I did so and got to the
    suggested entry (s), I found all MSProject entries (20 or 30) would not allow
    any action on any of them. Right clicking produced "Serializers cannot be
    opened. An error is preventing this key from being opened. Access is denied."

    Can someone advise me on this?

    Gratefully,
    Dan


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  2. #2


    Mick Murphy Guest

    RE: Registry locked

    Dan, two things to try as you are installing Project.

    1. At the setup.exe right-click and "Run as Administrator"

    2. At the setup.exe right-click > Properties> Compatibility> XP SP2

    "Dan" wrote:

    > I am trying to load Project 2003 into my new HP with Vista Home Premiuim for
    > sometime now. The Project discussion group cannot find an asnwer and I am
    > hoping I can find one here.
    >
    > One of the referenced FAQ's in the Project Discussion Group advised me to to
    > go into the registry to modify an entry. When I did so and got to the
    > suggested entry (s), I found all MSProject entries (20 or 30) would not allow
    > any action on any of them. Right clicking produced "Serializers cannot be
    > opened. An error is preventing this key from being opened. Access is denied."
    >
    > Can someone advise me on this?
    >
    > Gratefully,
    > Dan
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin] Guest

    Re: Registry locked

    Did you alter the Registry with Administrative Rights?

    Click Start
    Type Command Prompt
    Right click it
    Click 'Run as Administrator' on the contextual menu that pops up
    Type 'regedit' without quotes
    Hit 'Enter' on your keyboard then apply the suggested instructions given you
    in the Project Discussions group.
    --
    Andre
    Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
    My Vista Quickstart Guide:
    http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog...3DB!9709.entry
    "Dan" <Dan@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:3AF7759A-1772-49CE-AC68-5EB19D87E1EE@xxxxxx

    >I am trying to load Project 2003 into my new HP with Vista Home Premiuim
    >for
    > sometime now. The Project discussion group cannot find an asnwer and I am
    > hoping I can find one here.
    >
    > One of the referenced FAQ's in the Project Discussion Group advised me to
    > to
    > go into the registry to modify an entry. When I did so and got to the
    > suggested entry (s), I found all MSProject entries (20 or 30) would not
    > allow
    > any action on any of them. Right clicking produced "Serializers cannot be
    > opened. An error is preventing this key from being opened. Access is
    > denied."
    >
    > Can someone advise me on this?
    >
    > Gratefully,
    > Dan
    >


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Dan Guest

    RE: Registry locked

    Mick:
    Thanks for the response! I uninstalled and then re-installed using your
    suggestions. I found that the simple uninstall removed all references to
    Project in the Registry, so my original question is meaningless. My problem
    persists, however.

    Project appears to install correctly, but upon running it, it "installs",
    then I see the Project Splash screen for a second, then it installs 2
    features and finally gives me a "not enough memory" error. I have 1GB and
    several others on the Project Community get exactly the same situation.
    Others have no problem at all.

    It is really exasperating.

    Dan

    "Mick Murphy" wrote:

    > Dan, two things to try as you are installing Project.
    >
    > 1. At the setup.exe right-click and "Run as Administrator"
    >
    > 2. At the setup.exe right-click > Properties> Compatibility> XP SP2
    >
    > "Dan" wrote:
    >

    > > I am trying to load Project 2003 into my new HP with Vista Home Premiuim for
    > > sometime now. The Project discussion group cannot find an asnwer and I am
    > > hoping I can find one here.
    > >
    > > One of the referenced FAQ's in the Project Discussion Group advised me to to
    > > go into the registry to modify an entry. When I did so and got to the
    > > suggested entry (s), I found all MSProject entries (20 or 30) would not allow
    > > any action on any of them. Right clicking produced "Serializers cannot be
    > > opened. An error is preventing this key from being opened. Access is denied."
    > >
    > > Can someone advise me on this?
    > >
    > > Gratefully,
    > > Dan
    > >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Dan Guest

    Re: Registry locked

    Andre:
    Thanks for the tip. It allowed meto edit the registry, however, as you can
    see from my post above, I find my original question is not my problem.
    Dan

    "Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin]" wrote:

    > Did you alter the Registry with Administrative Rights?
    >
    > Click Start
    > Type Command Prompt
    > Right click it
    > Click 'Run as Administrator' on the contextual menu that pops up
    > Type 'regedit' without quotes
    > Hit 'Enter' on your keyboard then apply the suggested instructions given you
    > in the Project Discussions group.
    > --
    > Andre
    > Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
    > My Vista Quickstart Guide:
    > http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog...3DB!9709.entry
    > "Dan" <Dan@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:3AF7759A-1772-49CE-AC68-5EB19D87E1EE@xxxxxx

    > >I am trying to load Project 2003 into my new HP with Vista Home Premiuim
    > >for
    > > sometime now. The Project discussion group cannot find an asnwer and I am
    > > hoping I can find one here.
    > >
    > > One of the referenced FAQ's in the Project Discussion Group advised me to
    > > to
    > > go into the registry to modify an entry. When I did so and got to the
    > > suggested entry (s), I found all MSProject entries (20 or 30) would not
    > > allow
    > > any action on any of them. Right clicking produced "Serializers cannot be
    > > opened. An error is preventing this key from being opened. Access is
    > > denied."
    > >
    > > Can someone advise me on this?
    > >
    > > Gratefully,
    > > Dan
    > >
    >
    >
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6


    Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin] Guest

    Re: Registry locked

    Have you installed the latest Service Pack for Microsoft Project 2003?
    --
    Andre
    Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
    My Vista Quickstart Guide:
    http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog...3DB!9709.entry
    "Dan" <Dan@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:FE73ADB5-00B1-4DD7-AB61-7032C02EA080@xxxxxx

    > Andre:
    > Thanks for the tip. It allowed meto edit the registry, however, as you can
    > see from my post above, I find my original question is not my problem.
    > Dan
    >
    > "Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin]" wrote:
    >

    >> Did you alter the Registry with Administrative Rights?
    >>
    >> Click Start
    >> Type Command Prompt
    >> Right click it
    >> Click 'Run as Administrator' on the contextual menu that pops up
    >> Type 'regedit' without quotes
    >> Hit 'Enter' on your keyboard then apply the suggested instructions given
    >> you
    >> in the Project Discussions group.
    >> --
    >> Andre
    >> Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
    >> My Vista Quickstart Guide:
    >> http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog...3DB!9709.entry
    >> "Dan" <Dan@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    >> news:3AF7759A-1772-49CE-AC68-5EB19D87E1EE@xxxxxx

    >> >I am trying to load Project 2003 into my new HP with Vista Home Premiuim
    >> >for
    >> > sometime now. The Project discussion group cannot find an asnwer and I
    >> > am
    >> > hoping I can find one here.
    >> >
    >> > One of the referenced FAQ's in the Project Discussion Group advised me
    >> > to
    >> > to
    >> > go into the registry to modify an entry. When I did so and got to the
    >> > suggested entry (s), I found all MSProject entries (20 or 30) would not
    >> > allow
    >> > any action on any of them. Right clicking produced "Serializers cannot
    >> > be
    >> > opened. An error is preventing this key from being opened. Access is
    >> > denied."
    >> >
    >> > Can someone advise me on this?
    >> >
    >> > Gratefully,
    >> > Dan
    >> >
    >>
    >>
    >>


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  7. #7


    Dan Guest

    Re: Registry locked

    Andre:
    Yes, SP3 is installed. (I have tried it with SP3 not installed, as well). I
    do appreciate your consideration!!

    dan

    "Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin]" wrote:

    > Have you installed the latest Service Pack for Microsoft Project 2003?
    > --
    > Andre
    > Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
    > My Vista Quickstart Guide:
    > http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog...3DB!9709.entry
    > "Dan" <Dan@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:FE73ADB5-00B1-4DD7-AB61-7032C02EA080@xxxxxx

    > > Andre:
    > > Thanks for the tip. It allowed meto edit the registry, however, as you can
    > > see from my post above, I find my original question is not my problem.
    > > Dan
    > >
    > > "Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin]" wrote:
    > >

    > >> Did you alter the Registry with Administrative Rights?
    > >>
    > >> Click Start
    > >> Type Command Prompt
    > >> Right click it
    > >> Click 'Run as Administrator' on the contextual menu that pops up
    > >> Type 'regedit' without quotes
    > >> Hit 'Enter' on your keyboard then apply the suggested instructions given
    > >> you
    > >> in the Project Discussions group.
    > >> --
    > >> Andre
    > >> Blog: http://adacosta.spaces.live.com
    > >> My Vista Quickstart Guide:
    > >> http://adacosta.spaces.live.com/blog...3DB!9709.entry
    > >> "Dan" <Dan@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > >> news:3AF7759A-1772-49CE-AC68-5EB19D87E1EE@xxxxxx
    > >> >I am trying to load Project 2003 into my new HP with Vista Home Premiuim
    > >> >for
    > >> > sometime now. The Project discussion group cannot find an asnwer and I
    > >> > am
    > >> > hoping I can find one here.
    > >> >
    > >> > One of the referenced FAQ's in the Project Discussion Group advised me
    > >> > to
    > >> > to
    > >> > go into the registry to modify an entry. When I did so and got to the
    > >> > suggested entry (s), I found all MSProject entries (20 or 30) would not
    > >> > allow
    > >> > any action on any of them. Right clicking produced "Serializers cannot
    > >> > be
    > >> > opened. An error is preventing this key from being opened. Access is
    > >> > denied."
    > >> >
    > >> > Can someone advise me on this?
    > >> >
    > >> > Gratefully,
    > >> > Dan
    > >> >
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    >
    >
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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