Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Dream Cars Will Not Install!


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 fleamour

fleamour

  • Members
  • 297 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:UK
  • Local time:12:55 AM

Posted 03 October 2009 - 02:36 PM

I was helping someone out with their computer the other day. Their little lad cannot play his favorite car game as it won't install. The error message is as follows:

Unable to open file "H:\Resources\cars.cxt" because it is already open with write permission by another user.


Anyone have any ideas?
ASRock Conroe (micro ATX) - Ubuntu 12.04/Win 7 Ultimate (x86)
Intel C2D E8400 3.0GHz/low profile Noctua (single fan)
4GB OCZ DDR2 RAM, GeForce GT220 1024MB

Vintage IBM-T21 laptop, Xubuntu Lucid LTS
512MB KingSpec RAM, 1GHz CPU [T22 Fan], Wireless-G PCMCIA, 7200RPM HDD

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 ShrOomiN

ShrOomiN

  • Members
  • 59 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:06:55 PM

Posted 03 October 2009 - 02:40 PM

Track the file down, using ctrl+alt+delete, or process explorer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinte...s/bb896653.aspx usually that message means the file is already open, and computers don't like that. After that you may want to check if that game is already installed via add or remove programs from the windows control panel, and uninstall it assuming it's present and then reinstall it. Or this simply could be a matter of restarting the computer and getting the file to stop running. Hope that helps.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users