What is the TiVo Media Access Key?
Unique 10 digit number that allows transferring content from a TiVo to a PC. You can find yours on a screen in your tivo settings (sorry, I'm unsure where exactly it's currently found on newer tivo units), or online at TiVo's website: TiVo Media Access KeyWhat is the TiVo Media Access Key?
From TiVo.com:What is the TiVo Media Access Key?
What I might suggest (can be helpful when things go south): shut your PC down and then start it up again, and start over again. If you think that there might have been a glitch with the original pyTivo Desktop software download, download it again. And then try installing it again.Unable to execute file: access is denied. That's after trying to download this three times. My computer is no longer under warranty and while I've had similar things happen, I've never been able to get them corrected.
Are you fully out of pyTivo Desktop, as mentioned above? (Go into your system tray at the bottom right of your computer--if the pyTivo Desktop icon is there, right-click on it and choose exit. Otherwise, go into our computer's Task Manager (ctrl-shift-esc to open it), look for all instances (often, 2 or 4) of pyTivo there (under Background processes), and end those tasks.)Unable to execute file. CreateProcess failed; code 5. Access is denied.
At least on my PC, pyTivo Desktop is installed in my C:\Program Files (x86) folder without any issue.Where are you trying to install it? All of the access denied messages make me think that you're trying to put it under the "Program Files" or "Program Files (x86)" folder, which are locked down pretty hard on Windows 7 and above. Programs like pyTivo or kmttg should be installed in a folder off of the root like C:\pyTiVo to avoid those issues.
I don't see any such option but when I clicked on something thinking I would get more information, it opened my McAfee protection.At least on my PC, pyTivo Desktop is installed in my C:\Program Files (x86) folder without any issue.
I do have Windows 10's ransomware protection feature turned on, and I often find that I need to turn it off temporarily to install a new program (under Windows Settings/Update & Security/Windows Security/Virus & threat protection/Manage ransomware protection).