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25 Jan 2015   #1

The Temp folder is on a drive that is full or is inaccessible -


I'm having problems every time I try to install some programs like Skype or a Visual Studio update. and I just figured out that I also have it when I try to uninstall ANY program.

The Temp folder is on a drive that is full or is inaccessible. Free up space on the drive or verify that you have write permission on the Temp folder.
There's a Visual Studio update that also adds this to its installation log file:

[20CC:20D0][2015-01-26T00:04:19]: Error 0x80070660: Failed to run maintanance mode for MSI package.
[20CC:20D0][2015-01-26T00:04:19]: Error 0x80070660: Failed to execute MSI package.
[20EC:20F0][2015-01-26T00:04:19]: Error 0x80070660: Failed to configure per-machine MSI package.

There's no space problem: I have plenty of free space. I found in other threads that this might be a UAC problem but I tried changing it without luck.

I checked the permissions to the %temp% and C:\windows\temp folders and they seem to be ok: and I'm actually trying to run the install files as Administrator.

Any ideas of what might be causing this?

Thanks in advance,

My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Jan 2015   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

What is the %temp% variable set to? Should be:

My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Jan 2015   #3


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
What is the %temp% variable set to? Should be:

Thanks for replying.
Yes, that's the value it's set to.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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