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When you run Microsoft Plus! for Windows XP Setup, you may receive the following error message
where \\server name\path represents the location of the My Documents folder.
Error 1606. Could not access network location \\server name\path\My Pictures.
This behavior can occur if the target, or actual location of the My Documents folder, points to a folder on a remote computer, and that location is unavailable when you install Plus! for Windows XP.
For example, this behavior may occur when you modify the default location of My Documents to point to a network location, and you then attempt to install Plus! for Windows XP when you are disconnected from the network.
To work around this issue, use one of the following methods, as appropriate to your situation.
Method 1Make sure that you are connected to the remote computer that the target location of the My Documents folder refers to, and then run Plus! for Windows XP Setup.
Method 2Change the target location of the My Documents folder to a folder on the local computer, and then run Plus! for Windows XP Setup. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For additional information about working with the My Documents folder, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/310147/EN-US/ )How to Change the Default Location of the My Documents Folder
298399For additional information about the Start menu in Windows XP, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/298399/EN-US/ )HOW TO: Set the My Documents Folder as "Private"
279767For additional information about how to troubleshoot a similar error message, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/279767/EN-US/ )Description of the Start Menu in Windows XP
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/315352/EN-US/ )"Error 1606. Could Not Access Network Location Common Administrative Tools.All Users\" Error Message When You Install a Program
Article ID: 307683 - Last Review: December 26, 2012 - Revision: 2.0
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