troubleshooting Question

Error installing program to unc location on Vista Business

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I am trying to install a program to a networked/shared location.

The error:
Invalid directory name specified or the removable media specified is not properly inserted

The workstation is a Vista Business box, and the server is running MS Server 2003 sp1.  I have done this install to the app server many times 25-30 using winxp.  During installation when propted to enter the path for installation I type \\servername\apps\programname.  This is a valid directory and I can browse to it and poke around using the Vista pc (create dir and files etc).  I have tried to run the program "as administrator" in Vista.  Any ideas what is going wrong?

Thanks for your time.


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