Access is Denied to ServiceManagerAccess

4/26/2018 1908 Contributors

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Product : PDQ Deploy
Version : 1.1.3.0
Error : Failed to connect to the service manager -- Access is denied
Reason : ServiceManagerAccess
Install : UltraVNC-102-Setup.exe /no restart /silent /loadinf=\\10.10.100.11\fileserver\Software_Deployment\ultravnc\ultravnc.txt /log
Windows : Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7600.0)
Memory : 4 GB (3 GB free)
I am able to deploy to half of the machines, rest is showing that error

Failed to connect to the service manager
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------- INNER EXCEPTION -------
Access is denied (code 5)