Microsoft KB Archive/173730

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Money: ErrMsg: Filename is Not Valid or Path Name is Invalid

PSS ID Number: Q173730 Article last modified on 08-18-1998




The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Money 99
  • == Microsoft Money 98 ==


If you back up a file to a shared network drive, you may receive the following error message, depending on your version of Microsoft Money.

In Money 99

The path name is invalid. Please use a valid path name.

In Money 98

<file name> This filename is not valid


The problem can occur when you attempt to save the backup file to a shared network drive to which you are not connected.


To prevent the error message, connect to the shared network drive before attempting to back up your file.


The error message states the file or path name is invalid, but there is nothing wrong with the file name or path name. The cause of the error message is you are not connected to the shared network drive.

Additional query words: w_money 6.0 7.0 hat

Keywords : kberrmsg kbnetwork kbdta Version : WINDOWS:98,99 Platform : WINDOWS Issue type : kbprb ============================================================================= Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1998.