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Can't install Wing on Windows 10

asked 2020-01-22 17:26:49 -0600

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updated 2020-02-06 15:46:24 -0600

I just downloaded the wing-101- installer. When I try to execute the file, a box pops up saying: "Windows cannot access the specified device, path , or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item."

I have administrative privileges and have not experienced a similar event while trying to run any other executable. I have tried running it as administrator and even tried copying the file to another location. Nothing seems to work.

Does anyone have an idea to get around this issue?

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answered 2020-01-22 20:11:44 -0600

One idea is to use the .zip installer instead from

That just unpacks and you run wing-101.exe from inside the unpacked directory.

And sorry, I don't have any idea why Windows would do this if you are administrator.

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