Vista Home Basic Error 1606 %PUBLIC%\Desktop\

Posted: 03-07-2009, 08:01 PM

I've recently had Norton Anti-virus 2009 and when i went to get my liv
updates 3 of them wouldn't install
I wasnt too worried about this because i figured i'd uninstall it an
re-install it to see if it fixes the errors
Instead of this being an easy task before it would finish updating
kept getting this error %PUBLIC%\Desktop

i decided to get rid of Norton and use Avast because i dont have tim
to fool around, but now the problem has come back, and its stopping m
from installing Windows Microsoft Office
I cant run it from the disk so i opened the setup.exe folder as a
admin to run it and i keep getting the Error: 1606 %PUBLIC%\Desktop
message
i cant find anything on it and all the forums i do find are for XP

I'm also having trouble with my desktop because i cant rename m
folders
If i change the name it'll automatically switch back
If i create a new folder and try to change the name it wont let m
either
It'll either switch back to New Folder or it'll say that folder nam
that i create doesnt exist

Id appreciate it if anyone could help m
or if you know of any other sites with info related to my issu

--
DJ AK47

Vista Home Basic Error 1606 %PUBLIC%\Desktop\


Responses to "Vista Home Basic Error 1606 %PUBLIC%\Desktop\"

wallstreetgeek
Guest
Posts: n/a
 
Re: Vista Home Basic Error 1606 %PUBLIC%\Desktop\
Posted: 03-21-2009, 06:35 PM

Hello everyone,
Well, I have returned to post my results after searching for a solution
for hours and finally arriving to one that was specific to my
problem....and I decided to share with others experiencing a similar
problem.

I had a similar problem....It took a couple of hours of searching but I
followed the instructions located here
'_http://support.microsoft.com/kb/886549/_'
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/886549/) on a microsoft support page
and so far the problem has been fixed.

Hope this helps!!!
Good luck
Timothy


--
wallstreetgeek
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
 


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Forum Jump


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
If I upgrade from Vista Home Basic to Home Premium, can I change back to Basic? If so Guest Windows NT/2000/XP 0 05-10-2009 05:30 AM
I have Vista Home Basic on an EMachines desktop PC dmarten90@gmail.com Windows Vista Networking & Sharing 2 04-20-2008 02:53 PM
Remote Desktop Host for Vista Home Basic Joe Roux Windows Vista Performance & Maintenance 2 08-24-2007 10:36 AM
Remote Desktop connection to a Vista Basic Home machine AK_Paul Windows Vista Administration 2 07-20-2007 08:54 PM
ERROR 1606 (Documents and Settins\All Users\Desktop\Update Andy Windows XP Help & Support 1 02-29-2004 12:51 PM