You receive an "Error 1606" error message when you try to install or remove a Microsoft program


clip_image002 You receive an "Error 1606" error message when you try to install or remove a Microsoft program

Problem description

When you try to install or remove any one of the following products, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

Error 1606: Could Not Access Network Location

  • Microsoft Digital Image Pro 9
  • Microsoft Excel 2002
  • Microsoft MapPoint 2002
  • Microsoft Money 2005
  • Microsoft Office 2003
  • Microsoft Office Access 2003
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
  • Microsoft Office Publisher 2003
  • Microsoft Office XP
  • Microsoft FrontPage 2002
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002
  • Microsoft Streets & Trips 2003
  • Microsoft Picture It! Photo 2002
  • Microsoft Office 2000
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002
  • Microsoft Word 2002
  • Microsoft Access 2002
  • Microsoft Excel 2000
  • Microsoft FrontPage 2000
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000
  • Microsoft Word 2000
Comments (7)

  1. asrul says:

    Does this apply to Win7 as well?

  2. Jerry Nacoste says:

    I was trying to install Microsoft Office 2007, when I received this "error 1606", what is the fix for this?

  3. dloth20 says:

    I am having a hard time trying to get my photos into the proper folders. Also, cannot get a print icon on my toolbar. Also,cannot get my Yahoo to show up anywhere.

  4. vargasjenn says:

    trying to upload my little girls ixl into the computer keep getting 1606

  5. Yvette Jin says:

    THATS EXACTLY WHAT MY COMPUTER IS DOING, I AM TRYING TO CREATE A RESUME FOR A MANAGEMENT POSITION, AND I CANT OPEN OR DOWNLOAD MICROSOFT WORD

    SO I COULD WRITE IT , IT HAS ERROR CODE TO , IT NEVER UPDATED INSTALLED , SOMETHING DID NOT LET IT. PLEASE HELP ME

  6. BJ Caudle says:

    Not trying to install a Microsoft product, I am trying to install PhotoImact X3. and get the error 1606

  7. How do I fix it? qwq says:

    Same thing. Its not fricking updating or anything.