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Error opening file for writing

Updated September 7th, 2017

Overview

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

 

Error opening file for writing: 
c:\users\xxxx\AppDataLocal\Temp\SWOrionSetup\Microsoft.Deployment.WindowInstaller.dll
Click Abort to stop the Installation 
Retry to try again, or 
Ignore to skip this file.

This error was also observed with the file microsoft.deployment.compression.cab.dll

Environment

NCM version 7.3.2 MSI installer    

 

Cause 

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

Resolution

 

  • Go in to task manager and end all installation related processes.
  • Rerun the installer package

If this does not work, try rebooting and rerunning the installer. 

 

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