Symantec Endpoint Protection Client instalation pending reboot

How to overcome the pending reboot error when installing Symantec Endpoint Protection Client.

  1. Locate the following registry key:
    HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSession Manager
  2. Locate the PendingFileRenameOperations registry value in the right pane.

    Note: If you do not find the PendingFileRenameOperations value in the location above, this error message can be generated if there are pending changes in:

    Note: This value may be hidden. Make sure that your user account has permissions to this key.

  3. Delete the value date from the pendingfilerenameoperations registry value.
  4. Attempt to install the SEP client again.