Error: "Install Error:10. The LiveUpdate install failed because LiveUpdate was not able to register one of its components . . ."
Last Updated January 02, 2009
Symptoms During installation, you see the following error:
The LiveUpdate install failed because LiveUpdate was not able to register one of its components. You need to have writer access to the registry to install LiveUpdate. "LiveUpdate could not access its settings. Error Code: 0x80040154
LiveUpdate has been damaged and needs to be removed and reinstalled.
To resolve this issue, you must uninstall LiveUpdate, preferably via Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel. If you are unable to uninstall via Add/Remove programs, you can uninstall via the command line.
To uninstall liveupdate via a command prompt when add and remove programs fails:
Enter "cmd" (no quotes) and press Enter
Enter these commands at the command prompt, pressing Enter after each line:
cd "C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate"
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