This article was previously published under Q281641
You receive an "Access Denied" error message when you are adding other groups to Remote Registry Services.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps to remove the security on the service.
NOTE: Before you perform the following steps, you must configure the Group Policy Object (GPO) correctly. To correctly configure a Group Policy to set a permission on a system service, refer to the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
256345 Configuring Group Policies to Set Security for System Services
To Reset Permissions to Allow Policy Application
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
Start Registry Editor (click Start, click Run, type regedt32, and then click OK).