troubleshooting Question

Registry permissions settings not sticking

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On a Windows 7 64-bit.  I have set a sub-key in HKLM\Sofrware to have permissions different than its parent key (to allow the non-standard user to make changes).  Now I want to revert the sub-key back to inheriting permissions.

I check the box to inherit and even went to the parent key to replace permissions and closed the registry.  Reopened the registry and the changes are still there.

Logoff, log back in and the changes are not there.  I've even uninstalled the app (and manually removed remnants of any reg entries and Windows folders relating to the app) and reinstalled the app (RealVNC) but the permissions on the sub-key are still set to not inherit permissions (checkbox is unchecked).

Any ideas?
Tom Cieslik
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