Error 1325: Favorites is not a valid short file solution

Today, home to a colleague installed photoshop cs9, installation tips found “Error 1325: Favorites is not a valid short file”, depressing the Haoban Tian, watching tips, seems to prompt “Favorites” position is wrong, but read, Ah right position;

GG to click on the search, found a solution:

When you click the Favorites menu in Internet Explorer, all of your favorite URLs may be missing. This might happen if the Favorites Shell Folder is set incorrectly. Open Registry Editor and navigate to:

For Windows 9x Systems

[HKEY CURRENT USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders] 

In the right-pane, set the Favorites path to C:\Windows\Favorites

For Windows XP

[HKEY CURRENT USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders] 

Set the Favorites path to %USERPROFILE%\Favorites

Microsoft has a solution, but to download the package after the installation that has also prompted errors, halo zai;

Below is the Microsoft against such an explanation.

“Error 1325 – File name is not a valid short file name” error message after you reinstall Office to a new drive.

This article was previously published under Q328162
When you try use the Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel to remove Office XP or make changes to your Office XP installation, you may receive the following error message:
Error 1325 – File name is not a valid short file name.


This issue may occur if you have reinstalled Office XP on a new drive after you moved or removed the drive in which Office XP was originally installed. RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue:
1. Download and install the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility. For additional information about how to download and install the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

290301 ( Description of the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility
2. Click Start, point to All Programs, and then click Windows Install Clean Up.
3. From the list of installed programs, click Microsoft Office XP , and then click Remove. Note that the exact name of this entry may vary.
4. Click OK to confirm the removal, and then click Exit.
5. Restart your computer, and then install Office XP.


4 Responses to “Error 1325: Favorites is not a valid short file solution”

  1. Dnjbynwq Says:


  2. qsmart Says:

    Помогло, спасибо.

  3. RAYMOND Says:

    谢谢。 我的电脑是中文啊。

  4. Shahnewaz Ahmed Ansari Says:

    Thanks a lot you helped in resolving this error. Great job.

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