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Windows 7: Installation forbidden by "system policy" - why?

16 Oct 2012   #1
Omegapoint

windows 7 home
 
 
Installation forbidden by "system policy" - why?

Hi, I'm running Windows 7 and get this message for every update/install/repair I do:

"This installation is forbidden by system policy. Contact your system administrator"

After som research I came across this solution:

"Browse the registry to HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer Create: DisableMSI Type: REG_DWORD value = 0 "

Other W7 users seemed happy with this solution but I can't seem to find a folder named "installer" on this path!?

Any help would be greatly apreciated!


My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2012   #2
Parman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If you're in a work environment the system admin probably set it up like that for there own protection.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2012   #3
Omegapoint

windows 7 home
 
 

Yes, but this is my home PC and I'm admin. The messages started appearing quite recently..
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2012   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Create yourself a new administrator account.

Something changed your settings. Do you have user account control settings turned off ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2012   #5
Parman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If its something that changed recently and you know when you can run a system restore.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2012   #6
Omegapoint

windows 7 home
 
 

I'll try a system restore... that should work
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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