When you try to install WinRAR on your computer you can’t and you can notice program setup  can’t create WinRAR.exe while extracting files and thus shows Error ‘Some files could not be created. Please close all applications, reboot Windows and restart this installation’, let us see how to fix this and install WinRAR successfully without restarting your computer.

WinRAR install error

Fix Cannot create WinRAR.exe Error

Actually in my case, I am trying to upgrade WinRAR from v5 to v5.01 and I’ve not closed WinRAR program window that was already opened before install, that’s why got that error.  Solution is pretty simple, make sure WinRAR is not running, close it, ending WinRAR.exe process will do. Now try to install WinRAR again, you’ll without any issues.