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Whenever I attempted an install setup is automatically closed in task manager. I think some error occurs in registry but I don't have any registry cleaner. Please advise me of a free registry cleaner

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closed as not a real question by Synetech, iglvzx, Simon Sheehan, MaQleod, 8088 Jul 17 '12 at 0:27

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And.... what is SEP? – slhck Jun 28 '12 at 14:36
Are you refering to Symantec Endpoint Protection? – Dave M Jun 28 '12 at 14:51
The simple solution is to reinstall Windows XP. – Ramhound Jun 28 '12 at 15:01
possible duplicate of Windows registry and system cleaner applications? – Synetech Jun 28 '12 at 15:04
Also, not a real question; it's XY. – Synetech Jun 28 '12 at 15:06

If SEP is in fact Symantec Endpoint Protection, there is a possible issue that can cause this.

SEP Tech Support has a number of references. This is one that I had on hand:

  • Open Regedit
  • Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager
  • On the right hand side, delete the value PendingFileRenameOperations
  • Run the install without rebooting the PC

In some cases you may need to copy the installer locally if trying to install from a network location. Not always an issue but seemed to be in some cases.

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