CorelDRAW X5 the installation is forbidden by system policy

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CorelDRAW X5 the installation is forbidden by system policy

Post by sjiht777 »

Hi there,

I'm having some big problems during the installation of Corel X5 on Windows 7.

the installation is forbidden by system policy

I've tried allot.

I tried this and it didn't help:
1. Click Start on the Windows taskbar, and then click Run.
2. On the Run window, type gpedit.msc, and then click OK.
3. On the Group Policy window, navigate to Local Computer Policy, then Computer Configuration, then Administrative Templates, then Windows Components, and then Windows Installer.
4. Double-click Prohibit non-administrators from applying vendor signed updates.
5. Click Disabled, and then click OK.

I also tried this and it didn't help either:
1. Click Start -> Control Panel
2. Open Administrative Tools
3. Open Local Security Settings
4. Click Software Restriction Policies
5. If no software restrictions are defined, right click the Software Restriction Policies node and select New Software Restriction Policy
6. Double click Enforcement
7. Select "All users except local administrators"
8. Click OK
9. Reboot the machine

I've now tried this too :
1. Download and install subinacl.exe.
2. Create a file called reset.cmd with Notepad. Copy the text below into the file reset.cmd and run reset.cmd with administrative rights (it may take a LONG time):

cd /d "%ProgramFiles%\Windows Resource Kits\Tools"
subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE /grant=administrators=f /grant=system=f
subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_CURRENT_USER /grant=administrators=f /grant=system=f
subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT /grant=administrators=f /grant=system=f
subinacl /subdirectories %SystemDrive% /grant=administrators=f /grant=system=f
subinacl /subdirectories %windir%*.* /grant=administrators=f /grant=system=f
secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\inf\defltbase.inf /db defltbase.sdb /verbose

Also this did not do anything...

The installation works too the end.. and at the end it just gives:
the installation is forbidden by system policy

Anybody have an idea?

Sorry if this is not the right place for this topic but i could'nt find the right one.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: CorelDRAW X5 the installation is forbidden by system po

Post by Ron P. »

Welcome to the forums, :)

Unfortunately, this is the wrong forum for issues regarding Coreldraw. There is a totally different forum set aside for it.
Ron Petersen, Web Board Administrator