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error code 17

Had error 114 and i was suggested to reinstall spotify. So i reinstalled and now when i try to install spotify i get error cod 17 and describtion is spotify could not be started. Cant find spotify on my disk but when go to uninstall programs in control panel i can uninstall spotify....

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Re: error code 17

Hey! Welcome to the community :) 


What version of Windows are you using? 


Try downloading the full installer package from and using it instead. Also, make sure you are running the installer as administrator (Right click > Run as Administrator). You might also need to temporarily disable your anti-virus if you are having issues. 



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Registered: ‎2013-05-21

Re: error code 17

Windows 8 got this problem


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