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Old 04-14-2018, 11:16 AM   #1
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Importing books from Kindle to Calibre

I'm trying to copy my books from "My Kindle content" to Calibre and I get this

Failed to start worker process
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "site-packages\calibre\utils\ipc\pool.py", line 201, in start_worker
File "site-packages\calibre\utils\ipc\pool.py", line 189, in create_worker
File "site-packages\calibre\utils\ipc\pool.py", line 73, in start_worker
File "site-packages\calibre\utils\ipc\simple_worker.py", line 166, in start_pipe_worker
File "subprocess.py", line 711, in __init__
File "subprocess.py", line 959, in _execute_child
WindowsError: [Error 5] Access is denied

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Old 04-14-2018, 11:44 AM   #2
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According to this thread Kovid's answer is

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Originally Posted by kovidgoyal View Post
Your antivirus is blocking the worker process calibre uses to show file dialogs. Most likely it has quarantined some files from the calibre installation directory.
This thread has a similar diagnosis and the same outcome.

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