You cannot change the destination folder when you install Visual FoxPro on Windows Vista

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SYMPTOMS

When you install Microsoft Visual FoxPro 7.0, Microsoft Visual FoxPro 8.0, or Microsoft Visual FoxPro 9.0 on a Windows Vista-based computer, you cannot change the installation path because the Select a destination folder dialog box is empty.

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, follow these steps:
  1. In the Select a destination folder dialog box, type the full path of a new folder or of an existing folder in the Folder Path box.
  2. Click OK.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

Steps to reproduce the problem

  1. Install Visual FoxPro on a Windows Vista-based computer.
  2. Accept the Microsoft Software License Terms. Then, continue to the options page.
  3. Click the ellipsis button that is next to the Path box.
The Select a destination folder dialog box opens. However, you cannot change the installation path because the Select a destination folder dialog box is empty.

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Article ID: 936837 - Last Review: September 17, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 9.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 8.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 7.0 Professional Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
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