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Windows 7: BCDEDIT /store c:\boot\bcd \bootsequence {UUID} throws Access Denied

18 Jan 2013   #1
WinXPEngineer

Windows XP SP3
 
 
BCDEDIT /store c:\boot\bcd \bootsequence {UUID} throws Access Denied

Great forum and great posts..I'm hoping to find my answer here..Let me see if you guys are up for this challenge..

I'm trying to reload a windows xp sp3 system with 5 partitions. root partition (c:\) has bcdedit.exe and store. z:\ is application store with bunch of batch scripts.

A web application is hosted in Apache\tomcat on c:\. One of the cgi script in web application calls a batch file on z:\ drive with following command.

BCDEDIT.exe /store c:\boot\bcd \bootsequence {UUID}

I'm getting following error

The boot configuration data tore could not be opened.
A required privilege is not held by the client.

I do not see error, if command is run from command prompt with admin privilege. my web app is running under admin privileges.

Any ideas?


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31 Jan 2013   #2
WinXPEngineer

Windows XP SP3
 
 

anyone out there??? Please help..
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01 Feb 2013   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

Way beyond our paygrade. I'd ask the IT Pro's at Technet.
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01 Feb 2013   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Or the XP forums.

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01 Feb 2013   #5
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

Best guess is EasyBCD. Personally I understand UEFI better than BIOS, which is saying a lot.
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 BCDEDIT /store c:\boot\bcd \bootsequence {UUID} throws Access Denied




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