Warning 1909 during installation

When attempting to install Citavi 6 under Windows 10, you receive the error message below.

Warning 1909. Could not create shortcut Citavi.lnk. Verify that the destination folder exists and that you can access it.

Cause

Installation was blocked by Windows Defender Security Center.

Solution

  1. In Windows on the Start menu, click Settings.
  2. Click Update & security > Windows Security.
  3. Select Open Windows Defender Security Center.
  4. Select Virus & threat protection.
  5. Under Controlled folder access, slide to Off.
  6. Install Citavi.
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