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When upgrading a virtual environment on Windows with venv, the following error is encountered:

Error: [WinError 183] Cannot create a file when that file already exists: 'C:\\Users\\user\\Documents\\sandbox\\Lib\\tcl8.6'

Affects both Python 3.3.5 and 3.4.1. Tested on Windows 7 SP1.

Steps to reproduce:

1. Create a virtual environment with venv:

   C:\Users\user\Documents>c:\Python34\python.exe -m venv sandbox

2. Upgrade the virtual environment:

   C:\Users\user\Documents>c:\Python34\python.exe -m venv --upgrade sandbox
   Error: [WinError 183] Cannot create a file when that file already exists: 'C:\\Users\\user\\Documents\\sandbox\\Lib\\tcl8.6'
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