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Re: Remove "SafeKey could not write to your hard drive" popup

Well, there are different ways ..

But the guy 3 months can not fix it, and I answered so.

There's 30 minutes to reinstall the OS

Reliable Contributor selvan
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Message 22 of 27

Re: Re: Remove "SafeKey could not write to your hard drive" popup

Hi

Re-installing the System might be considered as a last resort when everything else fails and currently we are trying to figure out if the error message is actually caused by Safekey. Let us wait for OP to reply back.

Re: Remove "SafeKey could not write to your hard drive" popup

Hi Chinthanai Selvan P           


OK

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Message 24 of 27

Re: Remove "SafeKey could not write to your hard drive" popup

Found the info you requested.

Service Request #: 1854319042

Created Date: 10/21/2015 14:34:41

Reliable Contributor exbrit
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Message 25 of 27

Re: Remove "SafeKey could not write to your hard drive" popup


d@sbs wrote:



The actions you suggested were tried numerous times. Using a registry keyword search for "SafeKey" and for "McAfee" will yield several items that can be deleted but each will regenerate upon restart. This was a new Dell PC package that included McAfee. McAfee was deleted but the error popup remains (possibly an attempt to offer an McAfee upgrade but the destination files have been deleted). As I chose not to use McAfee on this PC, all McAfee files and folders have been deleted.  I appreciate your help.




Try removing all the Dell bloatware as they may have a key that pushes their deal with McAfee.   Check your Control Panel > Programs and Features to make sure you don't have McAfee Security Scan Plus accidentally added the last time you updated Adobe products, also if you use WebAdvisor that will also occasionally remind about other products.

Re: Remove "SafeKey could not write to your hard drive" popup

I had the same issue on a customers computer and I resolved the pop up message by renaming the ipuninstall.exe file to OLDipuninstall.exe in the C:\program files (x86)\common files\,  Rebooted and the message "safekey could not write to your hard drive " did not pop up.  not the best way but works and is stable.  

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Message 27 of 27

Re: Remove "SafeKey could not write to your hard drive" popup

Hello @fern4all

Thanks for the info. Strange that this error still comes up considering that Safe Key has been EOL for almost 2 years now. We have this noted and will apply it in any future contacts we may get.

Regards
Farhan