Hello. I have a question regarding Access is Denied issues with specific entries (specific keys) in the Windows 7 registry.
Earlier tonight I ran registry repair software and it provides defragging, compacting, and optimizing features. Well, near the end of the process, I get a message that states, "An Error Occurred While Compacting Registry Hive: HKLM\SOFTWARE Access is denied." Hmmm...Is it something going on with Windows 7? I also get another message stating, "An Error Occurred While Compacting Registry Hive: HKUSERS\.DEFAULT Access is denied." So something is happening here in Windows 7! Any clue what is going on? I can see something is blocking it. Windows 7 maybe -- a setting I am not aware of? Hmmm... What could cause this?
Obviously, I seriously need your help! It concerns my registry!