The program cannot access a network file or directory

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The program cannot access a network file or directory

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The easy way to solve this is:

Install the program as an APPLICATION, not as a service. Problem solved.

The more advanced way:

Now, if you want to run the program as a service then, if you can read (and care to read, which you should do), then you may have seen the warning that was shown when you installed the program: If you install the program under the local system account, then you won't have access to any network resources. That's a security limitation of Windows. So, you need to chose another "normal" account to run your service.

You can also use impersonation to run your task. This is not a perfect solution, but could work well many times.
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