When I attempt to install a program on a Windows XP system that I upgraded from Windows Me or Windows 98 Second Edition (Win98SE), I receive an error. How can I resolve this error?

A. The full error that you're referring to is

Error 1606. Could not access network location <Common Administrative Tools>.All users\.

To resolve this error, perform the following steps:

  1. Start a registry editor (e.g., regedit.exe).
  2. Navigate to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders registry subkey.
  3. Double-click the Common Administrative Tools registry entry.
  4. Change the value to %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Close the registry editor.
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