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Wordfence Update failed to copy a file
On occasion, directory permission changes or network blips cause a problem where a file can't be overwritten in the update process. This is not indicative of a problem. Use sftp or ftp to access your web server, remove the wordfence folder in wp-content/plugins, and reinstall wordfence from the dashboard > plugins > add new page of your web site's admin area.