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Project Build Error PRJ0008

Error Message

Could not delete file 'file'.

Make sure that the file is not open by another process and is not write-protected.

During a rebuild or clean, Visual C++ deletes all known intermediate and output files for the build, as well as any files that meet the wildcard specifications in the Extensions to Delete on Clean property in the General Configuration Settings Property Page.

You will see this error if Visual C++ is not able to delete a file. To resolve the error, make the file and its directory writeable for the user doing the build.