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Access denied when installing win xp service pack 3

About half way through the installation of sp 3, I get an" access denied installation did not complete" . I have AVG 8.0 which I have disabled several of the componments. ( anti rootkit, spyware, anti-virus,link scanner) but nothing works.

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Are you logged in as an administrator on your PC? Access Denied is almost always an indicator that the current logged in user does not have sufficient permissions to install applications. Let us know if this is not the case. Hope this helps!

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