HELP! I can't download Spotify from the Spotify Installer,

HELP! I can't download Spotify from the Spotify Installer,








Operating System

Windows 10


My Question or Issue

Yesterday my Spotify worked fine but now suddenly this morning, I couldn't open it so I tried removing but it's still there so I tried to reinstall from the installer but then a popup came up saying it:


"The installer is unable to install Spotify because the files to be written are in use by another process. Please make sure Spotify is not running and retry."   


I've been at this for 3 hours now, it's not in my processes, when I try to drag it to the bin it says that the action cannot be completed because the file is open in the system. I don't understand this.

1 Reply


Hi there @Paqsel,

thanks for reaching out !


Have your tried using the Microsoft Version of Spotify ?

You can find it here.


Let me know how it goes 🙂

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