Microsoft KB Archive/254443

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Article ID: 254443

Article Last Modified on 1/27/2007


  • Microsoft MapPoint 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MapPoint 2001 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q254443


When you attempt to install Microsoft MapPoint 2001, you may receive the following error message:

Error 1305: Error reading from file \\sharename\msmap\pfiles\msmap\data\usa_cd.mad. Verify that this file exists and that you can access it.


This behavior can occur if the following conditions are true:

  • You install MapPoint 2001 from a shared CD-ROM drive.

  • You select the Full installation option.


To resolve this issue, insert the Run CD-ROM into the shared CD-ROM drive, and then click Retry.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft MapPoint 2001.


In the error message mentioned in the "Symptoms" section of this article, sharename is the name of the shared CD-ROM drive.

Additional query words: mp2001 map point network setup

Keywords: kbbug kberrmsg kbpending kbsetup KB254443