Wednesday, September 21, 2011

internal error: failed to expand shell folder constant "userappdata" error while installing a programin Windows XP

Error showing while installing a program or application in Windows XP "internal error: failed to expand shell folder constant "userappdata"

Reson for this error is the appdata value contains incorrect information

By doing the below step we can solve this problem

Go to Start -> Run -> Regedit and go to the path HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders\

AppData = %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming

Set AppData as: %APPDATA%.

Reinstall the program.


Jerry Gene said...

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svang027 said...

I did this and it still shows up

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