Component Transfer Error: The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect

Published: October 6, 2006


Last Updated: 2009-12-23

Applies To


When installing Guard1 Plus you receive the following error:






Check the Guard1 Plus CD for damage or dirt.


Verify that the path you have chosen for the installation is correct and that there are no illegal characters in the path. The default and recommended installation path is C:\Program Files\Guard1 Plus (or C:\TimeKeeping Systems\Guard1 Plus if Windows Vista).


Verify that you have "Modify" permissions to the destination folder. IMPORTANT: You must be logged in as a Local Administrator to successfully install Guard1 Plus.


Verify that the installation path you have chosen is a local path.  Guard1 Plus can not be installed to a network drive.


Verify that the Windows File System is FAT32 or NTFS:

  1. Open My Computer.
  2. Right-click your C: drive and select Properties.
  3. On the General tab, the File System type is shown at the top of the tab.