Solved

Invalid Drive on Software Install on a Win2003 Terminal Server

Posted on 2006-11-29
7
274 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
I have a Windows 2003 server with Terminal Services running and I cannot install software without my user drive mapped.  I am trying to install this software on the console through the appropriate Add/Remove Software window and I get Invalid Drive H:\ when I do this.  This software is to be used by everyone that connects to the Terminal Server, so nothing should be installed to the user folder.  When I do get it installed as a user another piece of software related to this one fails with the same error no matter if there is a user drive or not.  This is Urgent that I get this fixed.
0
Comment
Question by:griswald65
  • 3
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:MidnightOne
ID: 18042008
griswald65:

At a command prompt, type SUBST H: C:\

Until a better solution is found, it'll map an H: drive to the root of the C: drive and allow you to do what you need to do.

HTH

MidnightOne
0
 

Author Comment

by:griswald65
ID: 18042730
Thanks.  That got me farther than before.  This time I get an error that the file path is too long H:\Program Files.

Any suggestions?

I may try to instal the first program regularly and the second the way you suggest.  Otherwise, I am all out of other ideas.
0
 

Author Comment

by:griswald65
ID: 18045561
Ok.  I keep getting the error message "The path specified is too long H:\Program Files

Any other ideas?
0
 

Author Comment

by:griswald65
ID: 18068837
I am still having this problem.  Does anyone have any ideas?
0
 
LVL 26

Accepted Solution

by:
MidnightOne earned 500 total points
ID: 18071035
griswald65:

I had a similar one, but with "C:desktop".

Try changing the value of the maximum registry size to 99MB and reboot to test.

That worked for me.

HTH

MidnightOne
0

Featured Post

Threat Intelligence Starter Resources

Integrating threat intelligence can be challenging, and not all companies are ready. These resources can help you build awareness and prepare for defense.

Join & Write a Comment

The HP utility "HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility for Windows Server 2003/2008" could be of great use when it comes to remotely configure a HP servers ILO WITHOUT rebooting the server. We would only need to create and run scripts using thi…
Recently, I had the need to build a standalone system to run a point-of-sale system. I’m running this on a low-voltage Atom processor, so I wanted a light-weight operating system, but still needed Windows. I chose to use Microsoft Windows Server 200…
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
This video explains how to create simple products associated to Magento configurable product and offers fast way of their generation with Store Manager for Magento tool.

747 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now