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The Folder Path 'my Documents' Contains An Invalid Character

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#1 Syngentian


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Posted 07 August 2007 - 01:45 PM

I purchased MS Windows XP professional from eBay - an OEM edition I did not know what that meant. But it is a legal version just not supportable when sold separately. It has been installed since the beginning of this year and has been working fine.
About 3 months ago I switched my documents to an external hard drive. Then a month ago loaded iTunes and loaded up about 30 cds then it started to lock up on me. I then reverted the my documents to the default location. Two weeks ago iTunes sent a message to upgrade which I went to do but it failed due to "The folder path 'My Documents' contains an invalid character." I tried to remove iTunes and got the same error. Then over the weekend I upgraded to Norton 2007 for System Works and Firewall. Both failed with at first the same error message.

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Posted 08 August 2007 - 01:41 AM

Right click the My Documents folder and select Properties. Click the Target tab and then click Restore Default. Click Apply and then click OK. See if it works after that.
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