Illegal operation attempted on a Registry key which has been marked for deletion

HP.PC.Common.Exceptions.SysIdentityException: Exception in step [SystemConfig.ConfigurationSteps.CreateUserStep] —> System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x800703FA): Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion.

IIS have locked one of the Performance Center Server’s registry key and was unable to release it.

1. Go to Start

2. Run

3. Type "iisreset" and hit enter.

4. After the command prompt window closes, the Performance Center Server will be added without problem

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