Windows 10: Setup was unable to create the directory "C:\Programdata\......." Error 3: The system...

Discus and support Setup was unable to create the directory "C:\Programdata\......." Error 3: The system... in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I was trying to install a software but this error message pop up all the time. Then i tried to install other software still this message came up in to... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Omy90, Aug 10, 2019.

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    Setup was unable to create the directory "C:\Programdata\......." Error 3: The system...


    I was trying to install a software but this error message pop up all the time. Then i tried to install other software still this message came up in to my screen! What to do? Please Help... Setup was unable to create the directory "C:\Programdata\......." Error 3: The system... c620466e-b4b0-4767-845c-7026acd91ef4?upload=true.png

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    Omy90, Aug 10, 2019
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  2. Setup was unable to create the directory... Error 5: Access is denied

    Hello everyone,

    Last night, I tried to download a free sketch and animation program . However, I couldn't open the setup. It said "The system cannot find the path specified." Then I tried to copy the setup to (CSetup was unable to create the directory "C:\Programdata\......." Error 3: The system... :) drive but it said "Setup was unable to create the directory...
    Error 5: Access is denied".

    I have tried to change security options on "Temp folder/Properties/Security/advanced" by ticked the box of " Replace all child object permission entries with inheritable permission entries from this object."

    it also didn't work and nothing has changed. ( it also didn't demonstrate any error or something. it just closed.)

    I don't know what is the problem and I cannot understand it this time.
     
    OğuzhanÇetin, Aug 10, 2019
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  3. Win7 install, setup was unable to create a new sys partiton...

    Full error: Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition. See the setup log files for more information.

    My drive setup is as follows:

    Drive 0 200gb, trying to install win 7 on this one. This was installed into the computer recently.

    Drive 1 Total 250GB. Has ubuntu installed
    Partition 1 Primary: 140gb, ext3
    Partition 2 Logical, 91gb ext3
    Partition 3 logical 3.9GB, swap

    Both drives are sata, Drive 0 is first to boot from i believe. Anyway, i had an 80gb drive originally that failed, when i removed that I rebuilt grub on ubuntu to just recognize ubuntu and its own drive (drive 1). Thereafter I stuck Drive 0 in, and tried to install Win7 on it, and got the above error. I disconnected my ubuntu drive, and the error is still present. Heading home from work now, but pile on the suggestions. Ill try them tomorrow.
     
    Hybrid_theory, Aug 10, 2019
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  4. Setup was unable to create the directory "C:\Programdata\......." Error 3: The system...

    "an error occurred while trying to create a file in the destination directory setup was unable to create the directory"

    "an error occurred while trying to create a file in the destination directory setup was unable to create the directory" this is the problem i am facing after updating my windows 10 to the latest upgrade. now what i do?
    Setup was unable to create the directory "C:\Programdata\......." Error 3: The system... a4e30672-9fa2-4dd2-bb69-353a547df584?upload=true.png
     
    OsmanSangar, Aug 10, 2019
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