Strange "Access is denied" problems

07-10-2005, 02:04 AM
I'm posting this for my friend, and he has been having problems with his
computer. I built it for him, so I'm trying to help with it. First, the CD-RW
drive and Radeon 9200SE card are no longer installed as they once were. Every
time Windows tries to reinstall them itself (or other programs or hardware)
it comes up with the error message:

"An error occured during the installation of the device

access is denied."

We have ensured that he has administrator access and he has tried making
other accounts to use administrator access.

He believes that a virus may have prevented access to installing things, and
his anti-virus software, PC-Cillin got rid of it, thus leaving the problem

Any and all help is greatly appreciated.


Strange "Access is denied" problems