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Registry Keys Not Installed During MCIS2.5 Installation

Article ID: 253685

Article Last Modified on 9/30/2003


  • Microsoft Commercial Internet System 2.5

This article was previously published under Q253685

IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry


When you install Microsoft Commercial Internet System (MCIS) 2.5, some registry keys may not be installed.


The registry keys are not installed during setup if the Clear All option is selected in the Select Feature dialog box and the MCIS HTML Mail Interface (HMI) feature or Personal Web Page (PWP) option is installed.


To resolve this problem, add the following registry keys and values.

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.

To add the registry value, perform the following steps:

  1. Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
  2. Locate the following key in the registry:


  3. On the Edit menu, click Add Value, and then add the following registry values:

    Value Name: InstallTo
    Data Type: REG_SZ
    Value: <drive letter>:\MCIS25

    Note: Please make sure to replace <drive letter> with the correct drive letter for your system.

    Value Name: ProductVersion
    Data Type: REG_SZ
    Value: 8.0.344.0

    Value Name: UserCompany
    Data Type: REG_SZ
    Value: Name of the company

    Value Name: UserName
    Data Type: REG_SZ
    Value: Name of the user

  4. Quit Registry Editor.

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