# Getting following error when trying to run puppet agent on windows node for first time using "puppet agent -t " command

 **Error:** Failed to apply catalog: Parameter creates failed on Exec[create repo_dir]: creates must be a fully qualified path at /opt/puppetlabs/puppet/modules/pe_repo/manifests/init.pp:44 

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Open the mentioned file /opt/puppetlabs/puppet/modules/pe_repo/manifests/init.pp, look at line 44 and adjust the the creates attribute. In the UNIX world it has to start with a forward slash. In the Windoze world I guess it starts with a drive name e.g. C:\.