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My windows live mail opens but it says "could not open key" check and see if you have sufficient access to that key. It was working fine now if I get it to open soon as I try to open an e-mail it all freezes up and says windows live has quit working
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Email technician: Sandy, Computer Specialist replied 2 years ago
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If you can give me an answer here, OK. If not do not charge me and forget it.
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Email technician: Sandy, Computer Specialist replied 2 years ago

Okay, I will provide you steps in the question and answer session. Please wait for 2-3 minutes. Thank you.

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Email technician: Sandy, Computer Specialist replied 2 years ago

First of all, please start Windows Live ID sign-in assistant services and turn it to Automatic mode.

Hold down Windows(flag key and) and press letter R.

You will get a box at bottom left hand side.

Type Services.msc and then click OK.

Search for Windows Live ID sign-in assistant service and click Start

button and then choose Automatic under drop down.

You can see screenshot under this link: http://www.stickypc.com/blog/?p=226

Please let me know the results once you follow these steps. Thank you, ***** *****

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
SANDY: I went thru the whole list of services and could not find one that said Windows Live ID sign-in assistant
Email technician: Sandy, Computer Specialist replied 2 years ago

At minimum possible cost extra, I'm ready to take remote control of your computer.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I do not know you and do not trust anyone I don't know taking control of my computer. If this is the only way you can do it,
let's just forget it.
Email technician: Sandy, Computer Specialist replied 2 years ago

Okay, I will provide you other steps in the question and answer session. Please try to open Windows Live mail once again and tell me the exact error message you get. Thank you, ***** *****

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE32\Software\Classes\rss\shellex\(8895B1C6-B41F-4C1C-A562-0D564250836F)
Verify that you have sufficient access to that key, or contact your support personnel
Above this it says--Could not open key:
Email technician: Sandy, Computer Specialist replied 2 years ago

Please follow this:

a.

Hold down Windows(flag key and) and press letter R.

You will get a box at bottom left hand side.

type Regedit and press 'Enter key'.

b. In the 'Registry Editor' window, Browse through the location(HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE32\Software\Classes\rss\shellex\(8895B1C6-B41F-4C1C-A562-0D564250836F)
) as given in the error message. Right-click the entry which you want to change, and choose 'Permissions'

c. The 'Permissions for <registry key name>' dialog is displayed.

From here you can

d. Select users and change their permissions.

e. Click 'Advanced' to open the 'Access Control Settings for <registry key name>' dialog box, and change users access control.

f. When you have completed your changes, click 'Apply' and 'OK' to accept them.

Restart your computer and let me know the results, please.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I tried this 4 times and it still doesn't work.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Apparently you don't have any more answers so please credit my account.
Email technician: Sandy, Computer Specialist replied 2 years ago

Windows Live Mail is gone corrupt. I suggest you to uninstall and reinstall it.

Click the link:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows/essentials

And then click "Download Now"

And download and install it.

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