How to Fix Error 1327


Error 1327 usually occur when you try to install or uninstall a programme. The error message will indicate an invalid drive, such as below:


Error 1327: Invalid driver F:\.

This is a typical registry error. To solve it, we will need to do some editing to the registry. Detail instructions are as below:


Step 1:

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
  3. In Registry Editor, locate the following registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders
  4. In the right pane, note the values in the Data field of each entry. If any value contains a drive that is not correct for your computer, right-click the entry, type c:\my documents in the Value data box, and then click OK.
  5. Repeat step 4 for each entry whose Data value contains an incorrect drive.
  6. Repeat steps 3 through 5 for each of the following registry keys:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
  7. Close Registry Editor.

Step 2:

  1. Open Regedit.exe (Start>run>type regedit and press enter)
  2. Menu Edition: Search. In the field, enter <drive>:\.
  3. Delete the key that contains a path to <drive>:\blablablabla\blablabla
  4. Press F3 to view the next entry, and delete
  5. Do this until the search yields more results.
  6. Close the registry, and it’s over.


Step 3:

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