Error ‘Could not Access Network Location APPDATA’ in ccmsetup.log

Nicolas PilonClient, SCCM3 Comments

Error Could not access network location APPDATA in ccmsetup

I came accross Could not access network location APPDATA errors in ccmsetup.log during a SCCM 2012 client installation.

Symptom

The installation is stuck with those MSI error logs in ccmsetup.log and will retry in 120 minutes.

Error Could not access network location APPDATA in ccmsetup

Cause

The environmental variable %APPDATA% is required during the SCCM client installation and fail to access. AppData folder contains application settings, files, and data specific to the apps on your PC.

Solution

Open registry and navigate to HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-18\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

Change AppData value to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming

Error Could not access network location APPDATA in ccmsetup

The installation will resume in the next 120 minutes.

(Could not access network location APPDATA)

Error ‘Could not Access Network Location APPDATA’ in ccmsetup.log
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Founder of System Center Dudes. Nick has been awarded in 2016 as a Microsoft MVP in Enterprise Mobility category.
Working as a senior SCCM and Intune advisor as well as a specialist Microsoft Cloud solutions specialist.

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