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Re: setup.exe 2.510.2.2 failing after displaying "set_cygdrive_flags" dialog box
- From: "Jonathan" <jonathan at kc8onw dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 07:00:45 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: setup.exe 2.510.2.2 failing after displaying "set_cygdrive_flags" dialog box
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> I found this thread in the mailing list archives
> which is the exact same problem I am having but the thread seemed to die
> off with no resolution. Does anyone know what the resolution was, if one
> was reached, or what information should I supply, I have webspace I can
> put fairly large files on if needed.
> The gist of the problem is that setup.exe fails with the message in the
> subject when changing an existing install or after wiping out the existing
> install and trying to set up a new install.
I checked permissions in the registry and somehow I had lost permission to
change "Cygnus Software" in the HKCU tree. I changed the permissions back
and deleted the key that was there and now the install works again.
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