[Spambayes] Install problem for spam bayes

Mark Hammond mhammond at skippinet.com.au
Tue Aug 21 02:10:12 CEST 2007

> I am endeavouring to reinstall spambayes 1.0.4 on a Windows XP machine
> running Outlook 2003 with all the latest updates.
> Although the software binaries install, it doesn't show up in Outlook
> and
> none of the techniques to register the addin work. Looking at the log,
> The
> following is reported. Not the 'Access is denied' message. The user id
> that
> I am working with has Administrator priviledges.
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "addin.py", line 1546, in ?
>   File "win32com\server\register.pyc", line 483, in UseCommandLine
>   File "win32com\server\register.pyc", line 413, in RegisterClasses
>   File "win32com\server\register.pyc", line 282, in RegisterServer
>   File "win32com\server\register.pyc", line 32, in _set_string
> pywintypes.error: (5, 'RegSetValue', 'Access is denied.')

For some reason, that user does not have permission to write to the
registry.  Please double-check that the user does have admin permissions, or
try and another user who definitely does.  I can't think of any other reason
you could see this error.


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