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Solution For Fatal Error: Cannot create output file "project1.exe" on Delphi 7

If you are receiving the message "Fatal Error: Could not create output file 'C:\Program Files\Borland\Delphi7\Projects\Project1.exe'" when trying to run Delphi 7 on Windows 7, fear not as we have a workaround solution. Follow the steps below.


Solution For Fatal Error: Cannot create output file "project1.exe" on Delphi 7

The easiest solution is to avoid installing Delphi in C:\Program Files.
  • Alternatively go to Delphi installation directory :
  • C:\Program File\Borland\Delphi folder
  • Look for the Bin directory
  • Right Click > Properties > Security Tab
  • Select your user and "Allow Full Control to Permissions"


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