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I am trying to install Office 2010 and I am getting this error:

Error 1327.Invalid Drive: H:

This is a valid drive on my machine (it's a network shared drive) so I don't see why it is saying that this is an invalid drive. I actually don't understand what it's trying to do on this drive as I'm doing a local install.

Any suggestions?

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It sounds like you don't have permission to install an application on that network drive. The advice in the link that slhck still applies to Office 2010. –  Ramhound Dec 1 '12 at 10:11
    
@Ramhound - I am not trying to install on that drive. It shows me installing to C:\Program Files –  leora Dec 1 '12 at 14:52
    
@leora - WHy does it say `H:` then? –  Ramhound Dec 2 '12 at 6:26
    
@Ramhound - I have no idea . . maybe there is some files that it installs on your personal folders but the install path for the app is definately C:\Program Files . . anyway, i figured out the issue, see below –  leora Dec 3 '12 at 3:55

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The link in the comment got to the right answer. I was running the install as administrator which didn't have the drive mapped so i had to

  1. Run cmd as administrator
  2. net use H: //[drivename]
  3. run install as administrator
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