Error during installation of Azure Storage Explorer

Rakshitha Ramachandra 16 Reputation points

C:Users\<USER>\AppData\Local\Programs\Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer\resources\app\node_modu...\lServicePrincipalCredential.d.ts

An error occurred while trying to rename a file in the destination directory:
MoveFile failed; code 3.
the system cannot find the path specified.

Azure Storage Explorer
Azure Storage Explorer
An Azure tool that is used to manage cloud storage resources on Windows, macOS, and Linux.
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  1. Anderson Steven Mendez Chipatecua 6 Reputation points

    I had the same problem and I couldn't solve it, I think the problem is the version of Azure Storage Explorer 1.2 for that reason I decided to download other version, I downloaded the v1.19.1 version, this is the link of the version:

    1 person found this answer helpful.

  2. Manu Philip 16,956 Reputation points MVP

    Make sure that the currently logged in user has read/write permission on the path C:Users\<USER>\AppData\Local\Programs\Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer\

  3. Sumarigo-MSFT 43,321 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @RakshithaRamachandra-3880 Storage Explorer 1.12.0 is going to be out of support For more information, See here

    Also, is this an upgrade or a clean install? If an upgrade, can they try to uninstall the old version first then try to install again.

    Check out this similar issue and the potential cause of the problem:

    Can you let us know what happens when you click “skip”?

    We also had a similar issue opened on GitHub last week:

    Kindly let us know if you still have more questions on this. I wish to engage with you offline for a closer look and provide a quick and specialized assistance, please send an email with subject line “Attn:subm” to AzCommunity[at]Microsoft[dot]com referencing this thread and the Azure subscription ID, I will follow-up with you. Once again, apologies for any inconvenience with this issue.

    Thanks for your patience and co-operation.

    Kindly let us know if the above helps or you need further assistance on this issue.


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