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Getting error while installing VS2005 SP1.

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Hi, I am getting below error while installing VS2005 SP1. My PC OS is Windows XP.

"The application failed to initialize properly(0xc0000005)."

Kindly Help.
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For error code "0xc0000005", it means "access is denied".

Generally speaking, "access denied" means that the rights is not enough for accessing the specific file or folder. you might try the following steps to solve this kind of issue:

Firstly, please check your user account with Administrator privileges since it is required for Visual Studio installation.

Secondly, please try using the SubInACL tool to repair file and registry permissions http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2006/09/04/739820.aspx. SubInACL tool is most useful when a setup package fails with error code 5 or 0x5 or 0x80070005.  All of these error codes mean Access Denied, and this type of error code is often caused by missing ACLs for the Administrators group or the built-in System account.


Hope this helps! If you have any concern, please feel free to let me know.

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My id is in admin group of system.
but still giving error.
Kindly suggest.

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