Error 1325 'MyProject' is not a valid short file name

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Subject: Error 1325 'MyProject' is not a valid short file name
Posted by:  Steve Smith (Steve Smi…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006

I have an installer project that correctly assembles the .msi, but when I try
to install, it returns an error that my project is not a valid short file
name.  I ran Msiexec to get the verbose log, but it wasn't much more
informative:

The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package.
This may indicate a problem with this package. The error code is 2835. The
arguments are: ErrorIcon, ErrorDialog,
Error 1325. 'OpsCreditBatch' is not a valid short file name.
MSI (c) (74:6C) [17:12:03:435]: Note: 1: 2262 2: Error 3: -2147287038
MSI (c) (74:6C) [17:12:03:435]: Product: OpsCreditBatch -- Error 1325.
'OpsCreditBatch' is not a valid short file name.

I've also looked at the .msi directly with Orca, and it validates as
expected -- nothing returned as a warning, error or info along this line.
Orca's Summary Information also shows that the .msi is clearly set for long
file names.

Any ideas?  I've already looked through a number of items related to error
1325, but most of it's related to MS Office, and none of it is very helpful.

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