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MAS90 see the UNC path and not the Mapped Drive that points to it in windows 7

I am trying to install MAS90 workstation on a Windows 7 workstation. I have a drive mapped to the installer but when I run the installer I get an error message stating that the program "must be run through a mapped drive."
In the explorer address bar the UNC path is shown but if you click on it the mapped drive information appears. How do I get the installer to see the mapped drive info instead of the UNC path?  
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Stanley
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Stanley
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StanleyManager Systems and TechnologyAuthor Commented:
Another odd thing, when I try to install the software from disk, it ask for an install location. I click "Browse" and it only shows local drives, no mapped drives.
When I do the same thing on my workstation, it shows all drives, mapped and local
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SageMas90_200guyCommented:
Windows 7 is pretty new to all of us.  I recommed that you Map the drive, and select the wksetup install wizard at the same time.  

Map network Drive
M:
browse to the MAS90/200 Share point
Click OK
The Available Folders should appear
Click on WKSETUP
Launch the Install Wizard from here.
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StanleyManager Systems and TechnologyAuthor Commented:
I did exactly that. I still get the message. It's definitely a Windows 7 issue. When I logged on as the Domain Administrator and tried to install it, it worked fine.
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SageMas90_200guyCommented:
Are you sure the user has full rights to the share point?
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StanleyManager Systems and TechnologyAuthor Commented:
The user account was made from a template that has worked in the past. The weirdest thing is that the Install Wizard starts "Preparing Setup" then is says it can't run.
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StanleyManager Systems and TechnologyAuthor Commented:
So, I've found a workaround but not a solution. We happen to use Paradox, another old application. It installs just fine. Once it's installed, MAS90 installs just fine. Go figure!

Thanks for your time 200guy!
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USAVolleyballCommented:
I've got something similar.  When I am logged in as domain admin I can install to a Win7 or Vista box just fine.  But, when logged in to the network as an accounting user (they have full control of Best folder), it gives me the mapped drive error described above.  

If I make the accounting group domain admins and install, it works OK but when they try to log in it bombs.  If I am logged in as admin and then they launch and log in to MAS it works fine too.
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StanleyManager Systems and TechnologyAuthor Commented:
If you switch the User Account Control settings to Never Notify then reboot the machine you should be able to install the software.
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bobeamanCommented:
I had luck copying the wksetup folder to a thumb drive and running the install from there.  In the install, I was prompted for a path name, which then accepted the mapped letter drive.
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pizzleCommented:
stanfrancisco2 's fix worked for me.  Turn off UAC, reboot and tried again.  Thanks.
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