'Error 1606. Could not access network location [X]' when installing or uninstalling Enterprise Console

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The following error message is reported when there is an attempt to install, or uninstall, Enterprise Console on a server:

Error 1606. Could not access network location [X].

Note: Error 1327 may also be reported.

First seen in
Enterprise Console


This error is seen when the Windows operating system is set incorrectly and not specific to a Sophos application.  The Microsoft Installer file is checking an invalid folder location because an environmental variable is incorrectly set in the registry.

What To Do

You must correct the Microsoft Windows setting to resolve the problem.  See the following Microsoft article to correct the problem:

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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