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1622861 - Patch or Service Pack installation generates a Prerequisite check error: INS00289 - A reboot request is suppressed


  • Prerequisite checking generates an error - INS00289 - A reboot request is suppressed
  • rebooting the computer does not resolve the issue


  • Windows 7
  • Crystal Reports 2011


Go to this registry key

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager - PendingFileRenameOperations =

Sample of a reboot request:












Reboot your computer first and try again. If it still generates the Check message then:

  1. Edit the registry value and copy and paste the info into notepad and save it just in case.
  2. Delete the info in that registry key
  3. Run Crystal Reports 2011 Support Pack 1 installer again.


INS00289, Crystal reports 2011 , KBA , BI-BIP-INS , Installation, Updates, Upgrade, Patching , Problem


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