1327 error invalid s/:

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Malus, Oct 26, 2005.

  1. Malus macrumors 6502

    Jul 19, 2005
    I'm trying to install itunes for my new ipod nano that my two great sons and wife bought me for my birthday today. I'm running windows 2000. I get the error 1327 error invalid s/: when installing the software. What could be causing this error?

    Thank you.
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    Is the nano plugged in? Do you get the same results from the CD installer as the downloaded installer?

    This error means the drive is invalid, usually because of an incorrect drive letter but sometimes also because the registry is wrecked (an incorrect value in a data field). In other words, do you think it's an iTunes problem or an iPod one?

    Also, have you changed the drive letter of the drive you're trying to install iTunes onto? Are you having the same problem installing other programs? It may be worthwhile trying to install a small app just to check this.

    If you have changed a drive letter, change it back.

    A temporary solution would be to make a new partition on your hard drive and name it the S partition. I can't think why iTunes is asking for an S though.

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