Error: The feature is on a network resource that is unavailable
When starting ArcMap or ArcCatalog as a Windows user without administrative privileges, ArcMap or ArcCatalog returns the following error:
"The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable
Click OK to try again, or enter an alternate path to a folder containing the installation package 'ArcMap_vba.msi' in
the box below.
Use feature from:
Solution or Workaround
- Create the directory that the error requests.
- Copy the \support folder from the ArcInfo Desktop disc into the directory created in Step 1.
- Use the Browse option in the error to browse to the requsted .msi. In this example the .msi is: <drive>:\arcexe8x\support\vba6\arcmap_vba.msi. Select OK.