ARCHIVED: When attempting to install Symantec Endpoint Protection, why does my computer tell me to reboot after I've already rebooted?
If you try to install Symantec Endpoint Protection on a computer with Windows 7 or Windows Vista (Home Premium or Ultimate) installed, you may receive a message saying:
"Pending system changes that require a reboot have been detected."
After clicking, however, the installation typically will stop, nor will rebooting the computer resolve the problem.
This behavior may occur because of a Windows registry value that is set to the following:
To delete this value, follow the instructions in the Symantec knowledge base, and then try installing Symantec Endpoint Protection again. Do not restart your computer before retrying the installation.
This is document ayby in the Knowledge Base.
Last modified on 2013-01-03 00:00:00.
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