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Cisco VPN Client wont install Error 1406


I am installing Cisco VPN Client on my Windows 7 32-bit  laptop but it doesn't work.
I have downloaded VPN Client ver "vpnclient-win-msi-" which is supposed to be assigned for Win 32 bit but i get a lot of error like his:

"Error 1406. Could not write value Maximum Plugins to key \System\Current\Controlset\Services\DNE\Parameters

Verify that you have sufficient access to that key or contact your support personnel.

I have tried a lot of suggestions from the internet but it doesn't seem to work. Please help!

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Does your user account have

Does your user account have Administrator privilege?

if not, can you try Start, Run, cmd.exe - right click and "Run As Administrator". Then navigate to the folder where your download is stored and start the installer from there: "vpnclient-win-msi-"

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Hello MarvinThank you for

Hello Marvin

Thank you for your help!
I've tried running the installation file (.exe) by right-clicking it and clicking on "Run as Administrator" with the same result, but let me try it through cmd. I'll let you know what happened.



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I got the same results,

I got the same results, Marvin :(


hi polo,did you see an

hi polo,

did you see an "ignore" button during installation?

how about clicking on that and continue as normal.

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Thank you so much for your

Thank you so much for your response, John.

Yes, i have clicked on "Ignore", however, i receve the same error message for a different address (\System\Current\Controlset\Services\DNE\Parameters) and the Error nuimber changes. It goes from 1401 to 1406.

I Keep Ignoring those error messages but i do get more than 50 of them. And after ignoring a bit more, it gives me some messag stating that "The installation could not be performed" So my only option at that time is "Abort"


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