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From: MowGreen on 22 Jul 2010 11:31
> I tried to install the "Fix It" for the windows shell vulnerability
> at this link:
> I get an error message:
> "The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this
> package. The error code is 2908."
> I had the same problem when I tried to install the Help Center
> vulnerability "Fix It" a few weeks ago.
> Any ideas what may be wrong?
Windows Installer error 2908 -
Could not register component
That's usually a Permissions error. Have you tried the manual workaround
" Using the interactive method ", that is shown in the Fixit article ? -
At the very least, you'll know if there's a Permissions issue with the
reg key that the Fixit is trying to Export as a backup or when it
attempts to delete the key's Data.
The error may be related to the installed AV/security suite or security
software that is actively monitoring registry settings.
"Security updates should *never* have *non-security content* prechecked