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Why can't I install extensions in Google Chrome?

When I try to install extensions and apps on Google Chrome browser from the Chrome Web Store I get an error message that says: Could not install package: 'COULD_NOT_GET_TEMP_DIRECTORY' I am running a DUO CORE 3GHZ DELL PC with Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, x86 version with 3GB of memory. Has anyone else had this problem that has a solution for it? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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