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Deployment path length in suites deployment prevents installing Essential Skills movies

Nov 3, 2014

Issue:

When creating deployments for Suites, the length of the file path causes problems with installing the Essential Skills movies.

Causes:

Microsoft® Windows has a path length limit of 256 characters, which can cause install sequence errors with Windows Installer.

Naming Files, Paths, and Namespaces
 

Copying the files from the Essential Skills movies package does not allow them to be installed because the installer needs to set other configurations on the system.

Solution:

One workaround is to shorten the path in the deployment AdminImage as described in the following posts:

   

The following method may also help work around the 256 character limit in the path:

Products:

All

Versions:

2010;2011;2012;2013

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