Windows 7 installation error cannot create temp folder Tags: Installation Error Windows 7 Windows XP Last response: November 7, 2009 4:34 AM in Windows 7 Share sudharsan 123 November 7, 2009 3:45:25 AM when i try to run windows7 setup.exe on my windows xp it says ms dos 16 bit error .windows cannot create a temporary folder or check whether the application path c:\documents \user\local\temp\ exists. what to do ? More about : windows installation error create temp folder | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove fatsauce November 7, 2009 4:07:32 AM does it do that on multiple retries installing W7? | Report abuse RetiredChief Windows 7 Authority November 7, 2009 4:13:34 AM You are booting from the Win 7 DVD and not tring to run Win 7 setup from XP?? | Report abuse sudharsan 123 November 7, 2009 4:32:36 AM RetiredChief said:You are booting from the Win 7 DVD and not tring to run Win 7 setup from XP?? i am installing from hard drive itself . | Report abuse sudharsan 123 November 7, 2009 4:34:08 AM fatsauce said:does it do that on multiple retries installing W7? it says the same eveen when i try to install again and again | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 7>Windows 7 installation error cannot create temp folder> Related ressources: ForumWindows 7 installation error cannot create temp folder ForumWindows installation error create temp folder Forum"Setup cannot create temporary folder " ForumAcer Computer Windows 7 Error - Cannot complete the installation ForumTemp folder writing permission by itself ForumCan`t install windows 7 , grub error 17, setup was unable to create a new system. ForumWindows 7 " cannot complete installation - can't configure to hardware" ForumCannot create new folders on desktop ForumCannot create new folder ForumHow do I create Win 7 re- installation disk? ForumVista Temp folder issues ForumWindows 7 setup was unable to create a new system partition ForumUpon installing Windows 7 , setup cannot find my HDD. Forumclearing problem files from temp folders Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumWindows 7 Freezes a Few Minutes after Start Up ForumHow do i setup raid 0 with windows 7? ForumWindows 7 Pro OS Install Disk Needed ForumInstalling XP on Windows 7 computer ForumError while installing office 2007 More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !