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Have you ever tried to upgrade eclipse from the updater only to get the error message "Cannot delete eclipse.exe".
Well here's a quick tip to get around this should you encounter this problem.
- Begin the eclipse update process as normal (help > check for updates)
- Once you get to the point where you have to accept the license agreements stop
- With eclipse still open at the review license window open windows explorer
- Navigate to the eclipse install directory and locate the eclipse.exe file
- Rename eclipse.exe to something else e.g. eclipse_bu.exe
- Go back to the open review license window, accept the license and click finish.
- Once eclipse has updated and restarted you can go back and delete the eclipse_bu.exe file.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 4:35:36 AM Coordinated Universal Time
Super simple solution. Thank you very much!!!