I tried to open the Groovy Shell (
WARNING: Could not open/create prefs root node Software\JavaSoft\Prefs
at root 0x80000002. Windows RegCreateKeyEx(...) returned error code 5.
Dennis answer is correct. However I would like to explain the solution in a bit more detailled way (for Windows User):
regeditinto the search field.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\JavaSoft(Windows 10 seems to now have this here:
Prefsand everything should work.
Alternatively, save and execute a
*.reg file with the following content:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\JavaSoft\Prefs]