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"access denied" error

  1. #1

    "access denied" error


    hi, when i try to open a file in my computer it lets me open it and change it and whatever but when i save it it says access denied..

    how do i fix that??

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    This thread may help:

    Access Denied
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  3. #3


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    It usually depends on where you are trying to save to... Is it doing this for files in your Libraries? If it's a file in the Program Files Folder, it will try to prevent you from saving it there, same thing for the Windows folder.

    Read the thread, it has some good solutions
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  4. #4


    Thankyou both very much that has helped me fix the problems
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    You are welcome.
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