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This problem may occur if the user does not have write access to the Program Files folder. In the following example Seczones.inf file, note that there are several pointers to ProgramFilesDir. Temp files are written to the Program Files folder in accordance with these pointers and to complete the security zones update. Because users cannot write to that folder, the process does not work, and the Branding log file (Brndlog.txt) shows a failure.
Seczones.inf File Example
[Version] Signature=$Chicago$ AdvancedINF=2.5 [DefaultInstall] RequiredEngine=SetupAPI,"Fatal Error - missing setupapi.dll" CustomDestination=CustInstDestSection AddReg=AddReg.Hkcu,AddReg.Hklm [IeakInstall.Hkcu] RequiredEngine=SetupAPI,"Fatal Error - missing setupapi.dll" CustomDestination=CustInstDestSection AddReg=AddReg.Hkcu [IeakInstall.Hklm] RequiredEngine=SetupAPI,"Fatal Error - missing setupapi.dll" CustomDestination=CustInstDestSection AddReg=AddReg.Hklm [CustInstDestSection] 49000,49001,49002,49003=ProgramFilesDir,5 49100,49101,49102,49103=IEDir,5 [ProgramFilesDir] HKLM,"SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion","ProgramFilesDir",,"%24 %\Program Files" [IEDir] HKLM,"SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\iexplore.exe","Path",,"%49001%\Internet Explorer"
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Explorer 6. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
328548The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328548/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack
Date Time Version Size File name --------------------------------------------------------- 26-Jun-2002 16:04 6.0.2717.200 126,976 Ieakeng.dll 26-Jun-2002 16:04 16.0.2718.1900 294,912 Iedkcs32.dll
IMPORTANT: You must apply this hotfix to all of your client computers and the computer on which the Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) is installed. You must also extract and then manually copy the Ieakeng.dll file into the IEAK installation folder. To keep this .dll file from being overwritten, you must turn off AVS in the IEAK wizard. Finally, to successfully load the Internet Explorer Manintentance settings under the Group Policy snap-in you must also apply the hotfix discussed in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316116/EN-US/ )New Internet Explorer 6 Policies Are Not Available in Windows 2000
You may want to consider any of the following workarounds before you apply the hotfix:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1.
Article ID: 321598 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 3.10