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I purchased x-plane 11 yesterday and start to install the sceneries. However it sometimes shows an error that says:

"The technical problem was: Is a directory." I tried to install the game to my mobile hard drive by the way because it's too large for my laptop.

The error does not occur all the time but around every hour or so. I can normally fix it by ejecting the hard drive and plug it in again. I should be able to finish all the download bit by bit but it's annoying. I wish there's will be a solution to it.

Thank you very much for your time!

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By default, X‑Plane will install to the Desktop. Though it can be installed elsewhere (by clicking the Change Destination button), it is strongly recommended that it be placed on the Desktop so that the folder can be found in the future, and so it has correct permission settings. Check destination folder with read/write permissions or move your X-Plane folder to another location. You can read more about installation of X-Plane here and about file and folder permissions here.
You can also read more about problems when you move data over USB from a Windows 7 here.