Running Discoverer Desktop on Windows 2000 Or Later Releases As a Restricted User Fails With "Failed to update the system registry. Please try using REGEDIT." (Doc ID 197716.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version 3.1 to 11.1.1.3.0 [Release 3.1 to 11g]
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows XP
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows 2000
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit) - OS Version: 7
***Checked for relevance on 07-JUN-2013***

Microsoft Windows 2000Microsoft Windows XPMicrosoft Windows Vista (32-bit)


Symptoms

When starting Oracle Discoverer Desktop while logged on as a restricted user on Windows 2000 or later Windows releases like Windows 2003/XP/Vista/Windows 7, the following error message is displayed prior to the login dialog appearing:

Failed to update the system registry. Please try using REGEDIT.

 

Cause

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