Error message when you install a program: "Error 1606. Could not access network location <common administrative tools>. All users"

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After you upgrade Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition or Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition to Microsoft Windows XP or Windows XP SP1, when you install a program on your Windows XP-based computer, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:

Error 1606. Could not access network location <Common Administrative Tools>.All users.

Additionally, nothing may occur when you try to open Administrative Tools in Control Panel.

Comments (1)

  1. carl says:

    I can't download updates because error 1606 appears

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