Invalid Drive:M:/ - Installation error - 1327 on Windows 7

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"Invalid Drive:M:/ - Installation error - 1327" on Windows 7

Applies to QuarkXPress 9

Summary: "Invalid Drive:M:/ - Installation error - 1327" on Windows 7


Follow these steps:

  1. Unmap all mapped drives.
  2. Restart the computer, then disable anti-virus software and the Windows firewall.
  3. Choose Start > Run.
  4. Type regedit and then click OK.
  5. In Registry Editor, locate the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders
  6. In the right pane, note the values in the Data field for each entry. If a value includes a drive that is not correct for your computer, right-click the entry, type 'c:\my documents' in the Value dialog box, and then click OK.
  7. Repeat step 4 for each entry whose Data value includes an incorrect drive.
  8. Repeat steps 3 through 7 for each of the following registry keys: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
  9. Reinstall QuarkXPress.

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1. Changes to the Windows registry should be made only under the supervision of an IT expert.
Back up your Windows registry before making any changes to it.




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  • Topic #: 30026-1485
  • Date Created: 11/20/2012
  • Last Modified Since: 06/21/2017
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