I installed Android Studio (1.5.1 -- see image for build details).
While installing I chose the custom option so I could install a specific path.
I knew that my %SystemDrive% was pointed at a network location and I wanted to install to my local disk.
So, this means that by default, the application would've installed to :
However, since I chose the custom installation I chose a local path:
Project Creation and Build Work Fine
Everything seemed to install fine and I was able to create a new project and build it with no problems.
However, when I attempted to run the built and then basically failed silently.
The emulator never appeared and no error occurred.
Android Monitor just shows a message stating that No Connected Device detected.
Luckily I knew a bit about checking to see what happened with the emulator and I opened up AVD Manager.
The listed device displayed an error.
I right-clicked the device and chose "View Details".
That's when the AVD manager showed that it is attempting to read from the network path, even though I changed this in the custom installation.
I closed Android Studio. Then I opened regedit and edited the values at:
which originally looked like the following:
And changed them so they all point directly to the c:\ drive (instead of %systemdrive%)
Environment Variable :