This error occurs when the User folder is stored into a mapped drive.

The installation of WinAutomation requires elevated permissions. We cannot access a mapped network drive from an app run elevated.

To overcome the above, we should runt the CMD as administrator and execute the following commands:


Command 1: net use U:  “User Folder path into the shared folder (eg. \\sharedFolder\Users data\ username)

Command 2: net use



We try to install WinAutomation again.