Error 1320 - The specified path is too long when installing on Server 2012 Essentials

HI,

I have an issue with a server. We are trying to install Pegasus Opera II Server (an accounts package) and keep running into 'Error 1320 - The specified path is too long c:\ProgramData\Desktop\Pegasus Opera II Server'

When i try and navigate through explorer it seems the issue might be permissions related as i can't access desktop it says i do not have permission.

I've manually created the folder and that works fine, but still the installer wont run.

Is there a permission file i can check?
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joshhoughAsked:
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Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
Did you try running the installer via elevated admin rights? Either right click and run as administrator or via an elevated cmd prompt perhaps?

Besides that, make sure your PATH setting is not too long ...
joshhoughAuthor Commented:
The issue is actually a Pegasus installer problem and this error is not actually the problem. Changing the version of pegasus resolved the issue

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joshhoughAuthor Commented:
Pegasus support explained the solution
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