[tex-live] TeXLive installation fail

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Thu Nov 5 09:40:42 CET 2015

On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 10:30:31PM +0000, Tanya wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to install TeXLive on WIndows 8, and for the second time the installation stalls at "Installing tlperl.win23", and the command prompt says:
> Tk::Error: open<>C:/texlive/2015/tlpkg/tlperl/bin/libgcc_s_sjlj-1.dll> failed: Permission denied at C:/texlive/2015/tlpkg/TeXLive/TLUtils.pm line 1023.

My first guess would be that this is an instance of Windows
excessive file locking. Did you temporarily stop antivirus for the
duration of the installation?

Siep Kroonenberg

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