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10.4. DeleteFile failed - code 5 Access is denied

An error occurred trying to replace the existing file: DeleteFile failed; code 5 Access is denied


This error occurs when Star Check Writer is currently running and so one of its files cannot be replaced. It may be running under a different user account and so not be visible in the Task Manager. Try closing Star Check Writer and trying again. If it still fails:


If you are still getting the same error then reboot Windows into Safe Mode, install, then reboot.

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