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Error opening file for writing

Created by Milton Harris, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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This article describes the issue when you receive the following prompt:


Error opening file for writing: 
Click Abort to stop the Installation 
Retry to try again, or 
Ignore to skip this file.


NCM version 7.3.2 MSI installer    



This is caused by an open MSI installer with errors that need interaction.


When clicking to unpack files on a SolarWinds MSI installer, make sure you don't have any other errors or windows open appertaining to your previous installation error that you have to dismiss otherwise you'll get the same error. To fix this issue, close MSI installer with errors using task manager and then try again.


Last modified
21:06, 22 Jun 2016