Thursday, January 26, 2017

Re: WARNING: Could not open/create prefs root node Software\JavaSoft\Prefs at root 0x80000002. Windows RegCreateKeyEx(...) returned error code 5.

I know how stupid this will sound, but how do I create a key? What is it? I am not very good with Java code

On Friday, June 13, 2014 at 1:24:14 AM UTC-5, Honza Rames wrote:
One more thing to note. On 64-bit systems you need to create a key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\JavaSoft\Prefs. I didn't even have to change any permissions to make the message go away, just create the key.


On Sunday, June 8, 2014 11:30:33 PM UTC+2, Mark Vlcek wrote:
Thanks everyone, just encountered this same problem and this solved my issue as well!

On Saturday, June 15, 2013 1:01:22 PM UTC-7, John V Denley wrote:
Just had the same problem myself, and found that to fix it I had to do what you suggested, but I also had to manually create a "Prefs" key under JavaSoft too, as mentioned here:

On Friday, 14 June 2013 02:02:26 UTC+1, QingFeng Du wrote:
well well, 4 years later, I came across the same problem.
here's my solution:
open regedit.exe ( really hate Microsoft and their regedit.reg).
change the permission of key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft.....Right click the icon, then change the permission to full operation.

On Saturday, June 27, 2009 3:03:20 PM UTC-4, Farinha wrote:
The subject has it all.

Eclipse 3.4.2
GWT Eclipse Plugin
Windows 7

Thanks in advance for the help.

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