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When I install the Visual Studio 2008 on my Windows Vista, I saw the error message box "the file name, directory name, of volume label syntax is incorrect". How do I fix it? I have already changed registry setting, but it doesn't work. Please share your experience. Thanks.

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How did you change the registry settings? – cpast Jan 20 '13 at 22:41

I assume you are getting that error from the installer. If so, it sounds like the msi file, or one of its dependents, is corrupt. I sugget you download the file again, and check that the size (and if possible, the md5 hash) are correct, prior to attempting re-installation.

Good luck!

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