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Error 1327 Invalid Drve: Drive :\ when installing TATEMS
Posted by Marc Ready on 07-19-2012 11:25 AM

The folloing error when instaling TATEMS

 

Error 1327 Invalid Drve: Drive :\ (Some Drive Letter Other Than C:\)

 

Occurs when you have a registry entry in Windows pointing to the Drive letter that shows up in the error message. 

 

  1. Verify that the values under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders use valid drive letters.
  2. If there are invalid drive letters, not where they are currently pointing and then change them to point to C drive.
  3. Complete the TATEMS installation and then you can change them back to the other drive letters if you need to for some other program to work properly.

We found the PersonFolder property inside the above Key was pointing to the U:\  Drive on one customers computer

This article from Microsoft may also appy if needed.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;327763

WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall Windows. TATEMS And PChelpltd cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

Click the link below for more from Microsoft about editing registry entries

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/136393

Before you attempt to make any changes to your registry you should know what you are doing. You should also do a system backup and create a restore point in Windows before making any changes.

 

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