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Installation Error - Cannot create temp directory


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#1 AbusedComputerUser

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Posted 06 September 2005 - 05:40 PM

Hi. I am running Windows XP home, and whenever I try to install some programs, before the install program boots, it will give an error, to the effect of:

Cannot create temp directory

I have researched this, but have come up with no definitive answer. This happens when I try to install things like FireFox, and FL Studios.

If anyone has any insight, please help ! :thumbsup:

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#2 Leurgy

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Posted 06 September 2005 - 07:20 PM

How much free space do you have on your hard drive? Have you done a chkdsk/defrag lately? Can you give us the exact error meesage?

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Posted 06 September 2005 - 11:36 PM

In addition to seeing how much free space you have left on your hard drive, tell us if you have deleted or changed any hardware or software on the computer.




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