How To Fix "Failed to expand shell folder constant userdocs"

If you've moved the standard Windows folders (for example to a network share) then the installer may crash with the error "Failed to expand shell folder constant userdocs".


Try running the installer as administrator (right-click > Run As Administrator).


Try using the Portable version instead:


If you're dealing with network drives, then this article may help:


If that doesn't help, then the only sure way to resolve the issue is to move your Windows folders back to the default location.