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During the installation of Microsoft Works Suite, you may receive the following error message:
where drive is the drive letter of a mapped network drive.
Error 1327, Invalid Drive: drive:\
Installation ended prematurely because of an error.
This behavior may occur when the following conditions are true:
To work around this behavior, use any of the following methods.
Method 1Log on to the computer locally, but do not log on to the network. Then, install Works Suite.
Note Log on by using this method for all reboots thereafter, during the installation process. After the installation process is complete, restart the computer, and log on as you typically would.
Method 2Disconnect from the unavailable share, and then reconnect after you clear the Reconnect at logon check box. To do this, follow these steps:
Method 3Move the system shell folder from the network location to a location on your computer's hard disk.
You can do this by using the same method by which the folder was originally moved.
Method 4If you have to maintain the Reconnect at logon option, restart Windows when the network share is available.