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stephen1985 Visitor
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Re: Error "Destination folder path cannot exceed 100 characters." prevents install of Powe

HI,

 

This solution does not seen to work for me, unless i am doing something wrong, should i replace the "PBIDesktop.msi" with the file path of the installer file?

 example:

msiexec /i "C:\Users\stephen.zacharia\Downloads" WIXUI_DONTVALIDATEPATH="1"

 

 

msiexec /i "PBIDesktop.msi" WIXUI_DONTVALIDATEPATH="1"

 

Usates Member
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Re: Error "Destination folder path cannot exceed 100 characters." prevents install of Powe

try

msiexec /i "C:\Users\stephen.zacharia\Downloads\PBIDesktop.msi" WIXUI_DONTVALIDATEPATH="1"

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adamflath Member
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Re: Error "Destination folder path cannot exceed 100 characters." prevents install of Powe

Stephen,

Make sure you are in the directory before you do anything.  Meaning when you are in the CMD prompt, access the folder where the PBIXDesktop.msi file is located.

 

Example, when I load up CMD, it default to C:\Users\username

So Step one is to go to my downloads folder where that msi file is located.  In the CMD screen I type in "cd downloads"  the CMD screen now shows that I am in C:\Users\username\Downloads

 

NOW I type in msiexec /i "PBIDesktop.msi" WIXUI_DONTVALIDATEPATH="1"      Exactly that way with the quotes.  You can see that you dont include the folder path because you are already in it when you typed the command.  

 

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