Error Message: Why do I See the Message "Error opening file for writing:" When installing SnapGene for Windows?

The following error message will appear if you attempt to manually install a new copy of SnapGene when an older version is still running on your computer. 

 

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To fix this issue:

1. Click Abort in the Error dialog to cancel installation.

2. Check for a running copy of SnapGene and quit it.

3. Run the SnapGene installer to install SnapGene and overwrite the existing SnapGene installation.

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