Why do I get Install Error: "Install Error: 10, The Liveupdate install Failed because Liveupdate was not able to register one of it components. You need to have write access to the registry to install Liveupdate" ?
Issue with DCOM permissions on the System
Follow the steps below to resolve this issue:
Warning: Incorrect or incompatible DCOM configuration may result in serious system issues. We would request you to consult Microsoft before making the mentioned changes in order to ensure that these suit your System environment.
Note: Before attempting to change permission on directories or subdirectories, you should take ownership. NT does not change permission on a subdirectory where ownership is incorrect, and does not report that it cannot change the permission. Use of an Administrative logon is suggested.
DCOM settings is usually the final step to check rights on a computer. To verify Distributed COM properties:
In Windows XP/2003:
In all other versions of Windows:
In Windows XP/2003, skip the two following steps, if working on any other version of Windows:
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