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"error copying file or folder"

  1. #11


    Posts : 8
    windows 8


    I can't remember what I did but I think it involved right clicking and clicking on "properties"

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  2. #12


    Posts : 8
    windows 8


    I don't remember what setting I changed but I think it involved right clicking and clicking on " properties "
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  3. #13


    On a share or folder change permissions? What are permissions on a folder your trying to save too?
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  4. #14


    Posts : 117
    Windows 8 Pro


    If you have System Restore turned on, give that a try. Pick a date before you changed the setting. That should reverse what you changed.
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