error 1606


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Guest

When trying to install software or updates, I get the following message -
'Error 1606 Could not accessnetwork location %userprofile%\desktop\.' or
'Internal Error: Failed to expand shell folder constant "Userdesktop"'
 
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Ramesh, MS-MVP

Hi DSW,

Fix the shell folders path for "Desktop" in the registry.

Error 1606: Could not access network location:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/msi1606.htm

See also:

Using FolderRedirector utility to redirect special folders in Windows XP:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/folderredirector.htm
(Select "Desktop, and use a "Restore Default" button)

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Regards,

Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows XP Shell/User]
Windows® XP Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com


When trying to install software or updates, I get the following message -
'Error 1606 Could not accessnetwork location %userprofile%\desktop\.' or
'Internal Error: Failed to expand shell folder constant "Userdesktop"'
 
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