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cbecker
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Extract: Error writing to file xxx

I'm trying to install OO Portable and keep getting the error message "Extract: Error writing to file xxx," Where xxx is a different filename seemingly dependent on where I try to install. The only button on the error message is OK. I press that and the installation does not continue, and remains at that file until I press Cancel.

I tried to install to a network drive Q:\Global Share\Install\OpenOffice\ and got the error message for "th_en_US_v2.dat."

Figuring the path was too long, I then tried installing to G:\OpenOffice\ (another network drive) and got it for "off-office_l.ott."

Finally, just tried to d:\oo\ (local drive) and got the message for "pri-mail_l.ott."

Repeating the installation to the above locations gives the same error message, depending on which location.

OOPortable version 2.4 (OpenOffice_Portable_2.4_en-us.paf.exe)
Windows XP,sp2
I have file permissions and enough space on the above paths.
I've even tried installing as administrator.
G: and Q: above are NTFS network drives; D: is a local Fat32 partition (internal fixed drive).

Any suggestions?

Thanks,
Chuck

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try redownloading the

try redownloading the installer...sometimes large downloads can get corrupted

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I'm getting the same error,

I'm getting the same error, and the md5sum checks out. I get it for both 2.4.1 and the 3.0beta. And it's a different file for each different location that it hangs on. Any ideas?

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maybe too long of a path?

maybe too long of a path? we've seen that issue before with OpenOffice.org. Install or running of the app dies because the path to a file is too long. If you are installing much deeper than X:\PortableApps\, you may run into that issue.

EDIT: i should have read the whole thing earlier...you already tried a shorter path...

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%TEMP%

Where does %TEMP% point to (usually a folder on drive C:) and how much free space is there?

If this drive lacks free space you will never be successful in installing the application, regardless of free Terabytes on the target drive ...

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