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Artec Studio Installation failed: "Error reading setup initialization file"

Issue: When attempting to download and install, or update Artec Studio via the Artec Installation Center, you may encounter the following error message at the beginning of the installation:



Cause: Older versions of the Artec Installation Center are only able to handle installation packages of up to 1 GB in size. The current Artec Studio (version 15.1) installation package exceeds that size, thereby causing an error.



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In case you experience any issues with your Artec 3D scanner or require technical assistance with your device or Artec Studio, in the first instance please contact your local Artec dealer/distributor directly. You can also contact the Artec Support Team by clicking on "Submit a request" button on the bottom right part of the screen or by emailing