JSI Tip 2585. Cannot install applications on Windows NT, Uninstall Shield is in use?

When you attempt to install an application, you receive:

The Uninstall Shield is in use. Please stop the Uninstall Shield and try again.

Set the following permissions on %SystemRoot% and on Uninst.exe:

Administrators - Full Control

System - Full Control

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