[tex-live] Installation bug report - win7

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Wed Dec 10 10:14:55 CET 2014

On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 08:21:15AM +0900, Norbert Preining wrote:
> Hi Lars,
> On Tue, 09 Dec 2014, Lars Madsen wrote:
> > Tk::Error: Can't call method "CreateKey" on an undefined value at C:/Users/Lone/
> > Downloads/install-tl-20141209/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLWinGoo.pm line 1215.
> The undefined value is
>   my $uninst_key = $Registry -> Open((admin() ? "LMachine" : "CUser") .
>     "/software/microsoft/windows/currentversion/",
>     {Access => KEY_ALL_ACCESS()});
> Can you open the registry, and check both the LMachine and CUser
> followed by ....(see above) and whether these keys are available?

If one of these keys does not exist then the machine (or the user
profile) is seriously sick. A more likely cause is that

Is this a private machine or one set up by the organization, which
may be more than usually locked down?

Is this a user or an admin install?

Siep Kroonenberg

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