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Question: win 7 You need permission to perform this action. You require permission from ...

The action is removing meta data from an app I created using iexpress/justbasic

I am the admin on this win7 machine. I have taken ownership of the file. Security/advanced permissions/audit set.

ran Icacls from an admin cmd prompt.

nothing lets me have control of the file...

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Preferred Solution: win 7 You need permission to perform this action. You require permission from ...

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Hello,

I know, sounds familiar? There is this folder + application wouldn't go away and as far as I know I have administrator rights .

I,ve tried Revo uninstaller. Does not work
I have been given some command dos tips but not sure about the its efficiency

OS Windows Vista Home premium SP1
App is called Mydesktop (Oracle). Mydesktopservice.exe makes annoying calls I dont want in my personal computer.
Folder orclobi

Thanks in advance

Answer:you need permission to perform this action

Have you tried rebooting your computer? It might just be a glitch.

Or, if that does not work.

Open CMD, and in it type :

Erase (file name)

Then, Type :

Exit

After that reboot your computer if it stays.

Tell me what happens. I will try and help more if it does not work.

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Hi all, sorry if this has been addressed before, but I couldn't find anything that fit this exactly.

I'm trying to drag and drop a file from one place to another, and get this error
"You need permission to perform this action

You require permission from Harmon-PC/Harmon to make changes to this file."

The part that's annoying me is that I AM Harmon. I've got ownership of the file, and as far as I know I've got permissions as far as I know. and yet, I still can't move the file. Is there a way to fix this problem?

Answer:You need permission to perform this action

Simply going to the file>right click>properties>security>choose your user name
See the option "full control" tick,oherwise you need to modify the permission correspond to your account.

You might try the following first:
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/67717-take-ownership-file.html

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I am logged on as admin, installed a program as admin and now I can't do anything because of the above message. This has happened on several occasions wheneverr I am trying to make changes. Any help Please. It's driving me nuts Just noticed on the left there. vista. I am running win 7 ultimate

Answer:You need permission to perform this action

Hi -

What is it that you are trying to do?
What folders are you working with that gives you the error?

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Well its my computer, who do I get permission from?

Have Avast Anti-Virus that has an error UNSECURED FIX NOW
Tried the FIX NOW, nothing
Tried to dowload and install the new 2012 version Error reading product data from C:.....
Tried to Uninstall the program same Error reading product data from C:.....
Tried to delete the entire folder Error You Need Permission To Perform This Action
Tried System Restore, not sure why 9 times out of 10 and this time, Failed to Restore.

I am close to FORMAT C:

Seems the best way to deal with Microsoft any more

Any ideas?

Answer:You Need Permission To Perform This Action

Welcome
For both Vista and Seven this is how you give permission
Permissions - Allow or Deny Users and Groups - Windows 7 Forums
If you have problems, post back, you may need to take ownershipl\.

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New Dell XPS-8900 running Win10. I created a Homegroup on the 8900 and joined the Homegroup with my Win8.1 laptop.

When I try to copy a file from the laptop to the 8900 (or from the 8900 to the laptop) I get this error:
..... You need permission to perform this action.
..... You require permission from xxx to make changes to this file. (where xxx is the name of the 8900 or the laptop)

This has to be a Win10 Homegroup problem since that laptop used to work fine on my previous Win7 PC's Homegroup. And the files on my new 8900 PC are on a data hard drive that used to be in my Win7 PC and worked fine with its Homegroup. IOW, all of the data on the laptop and on the new XPS-8900 that used to transfer fine on the Win7 Homegroup, now need permission to transfer on the 8900's Win10 Homegroup.

FWIW, I can assign "Full control" to a file and then it will transfer. But it's too much of a hassle to have to do that for every file I want to transfer.

Any way to fix this globally?

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New Dell XPS-8900 running Win10. I created a Homegroup on the 8900 and joined the Homegroup with my Win8.1 laptop.

When I try to copy a file from the laptop to the 8900 (or from the 8900 to the laptop) I get this error:
..... You need permission to perform this action.
..... You require permission from xxx to make changes to this file. (where xxx is the name of the 8900 or the laptop)

This has to be a Win10 Homegroup problem since that laptop used to work fine on my previous Win7 PC's Homegroup. And the files on my new 8900 PC are on a data hard drive that used to be in my Win7 PC and worked fine with its Homegroup. IOW, all of the data on the laptop and on the new XPS-8900 that used to transfer fine on the Win7 Homegroup, now need permission to transfer on the 8900's Win10 Homegroup.

FWIW, I can assign "Full control" to a file and then it will transfer. But it's too much of a hassle to have to do that for every file I want to transfer.

Any way to fix this globally?

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I am having a lot of problems with one specific file (a .exe file) I cannot copy it to anywhere, I have tried multiple folders and drives but keep getting the same message 'you need permission to perform this action' it says I need action from 'PaulG/Paul' which is actually the account (and only account on the computer) that I am using. I have took ownership and full control of the file and used run as administrator. I have also turned my user account control off, rebooted computer etc. but still keep getting the problem.

Pleaseeeeee, any help would be much appreciated.
 

Answer:'You need permission to perform this action'

What is the file path of this file?

What program is the exe file related to?

With Windows 7 and 8 most system files and a lot of program files are protected. You can NOT edit, delete or even move them.
 

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I'm sure there are other threads about this topic, but most of them are while a user is trying to delete a file or folder. I am simply trying to move two files.

Back story:
I'm having trouble running a Steam game, so I decided to re-install Steam. I moved 'steamapps' to the desktop so I wouldn't have to reinstall my games, and uninstalled and reinstalled it.

Now I'm trying to move 'steamapps' back into the correct place. All of the files moved successfully except for 'sourceinit.gcf' and 'winui.gcf'. It gave me the 'You Need Permission to Perform This Action' pop-up. I am the Administrator, there are no other users.

I've looked up how to fix this problem and most commonly it is suggested that I should give myself ownership of the files through command prompt, which I did. I also looked under the Security tab for both files and the 'steamapps' folder, and I have full permissions.

Answer:You Need Permission to Perform This Action

It might not be that you need ownership of the two files you're trying to move, but rather ownership of (and full permissions to) the folder you're trying to move them into. Have you checked that?

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Vista is corrupt.
''You need permission to perform this action''
Once I got this message (tring to download VC poker) I went straight to a forum to get ideas how to solve it.

First start-all programs-accessories-right click command prompt-run as administrator- then black box should pop up.
Then write in net user administrator /active:yes
press enter-then restart.

Tried doing this. Didnt work so I started changing security permissions, changed things to administrators, and gave myself full control.


Restarted...


DIDNT WORK! :@ i dont know what to do, ive tried everything in my ability!!

I still need some idiots aproval, who is the person I need to ask. I feel like a small child. I'm not allowed to use my own computer and download the software I want.
I'm going out of my head i need help ergently.

Gabstatick! Much love xx

Answer:You need permission to perform this action!!

Did the black box (cmd) say "windows\system32" or your documents folder name?

To activate the Vista hidden admin account, try this -

START | type cmd.exe into the start search box | right-click on cmd.exe above under programs - select run as admin. Then type

Code:

net user administrator /active:yes

Logoff your account and the user account named Administrator will be waiting for you at the logon screen. 2x-click on icon to log on. DO NOT do anything with your current admin account. You'll need it for some Windows Updates.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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A friend has somehow installed the infuriating Microsoft Narrator on his laptop. I am running in Safe Mode and keep getting the message "You need permission to perform this action" when I try to delete or rename the file Narrator.exe in System32, despite unticking "Hide protected operating system files" in Folder Options. And the Ease Of Access Center option doesn't work either.
Does anybody have any clues?

Answer:You need permission to perform this action

How to disable Narrator

Someday, someone is going to become very rich and very famous for making a film that is completely dedicated to all sorts of horrific and gory ways in which to murder the "Trusted Installer". (I like the one where a large fishook is looped through his eye sockets and he is lifted by a crane to hang suspended above an alligator infested swamp, while 'gators slowly eat his feet.)

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For some reason, my laptop has installed 6 different versions of vista on it. On my C: drive they're called windows.old.5 or windows.old.4 etc. They are taking up half the space on my hard drive! Any time I try to delete them it tells me that i need permission to perform this action, but I am the only person who uses the laptop as it is mine. What can I do? I have looked at other threatds with this problem, I have made myself administrator, tried taking ownership over the files, and they still won't delete. It is so frustrating!!! Please help.

Answer:You need permission to perform this action - help, please!

By the way I have moved all files that I need onto an external hard disk, and am more than willing to like, clear my computer, like delete everything from it, and start all over again, but I don't know how to do this...

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Hello,I am currently trying to move a 18 GB Folder from one PC to Another both running Windows 7 64-Bit and when I try to move  it from my laptop over to the other by going to Network and selecting the other computer and placing it in one of it's folders I have shared I get the message You Need Permission To Perform This Action. I can place it in the main area of the C: drive where Program Files and Program Files (x86) is located however I don't want to place it there. If anyone can tell me how to put folders and files wherever I want on that computer I would really appreciate it Thanks!

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How did you share out the folder?  Did you do it through Homegroups or did you do it the old fashioned way (right-click, Sharing, Advanced Sharing, assign permissions to the user account, and then the Security tab to assign permissions to the user account)?  If the old fashioned way, then you'll have to create the same user account on the destination PC.

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I just installed Windows 7 and it doesn't seem so great right now. This is getting really annoying. The message...

"You need permission to perform this action.
You require permission from administrators to make changes to this folder"

keeps popping up. I've tried everything and it's getting really annoying. Does anyone have any suggestions.

It's...

Computer > Local Disk (C: ) > Users > Public > Games > World Of Warcraft > Interface > Addons.

I try to delete folders and it won't let me. I'm the only user on the PC so...

Thanks in advance.

Answer:You need permission to perform this action?

Hi,
Its more than likely blizzard have made the file so you cannot delete it unless you change it around.
First try this
Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums

And if that doesnt work right click the file your trying to delete and click properties>Security>Click your User group (usally your name and/or Admin>Edit and check all the boxes and click ok.

Either one or the other will work.
Dan

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on trying to delete a few videos, the message ''you need permission to perform this action'' crops up; this inspite of logging in as administrator and giving full control in security. Plz help
 

Answer:you need permission to perform this action

Hi krishnadurvasula,

It looks like you don't have full permission on the videos or the folders where the videos are saved that you are trying to delete. It is applicable not only on videos but other types of files as well. Here's what you can do:

1. right click on the video(s) (or files or folder you are lack of permission) and go to properties
2. go to security tab you can select whether it's the username(s) or admin that you want to have access then click edit
3. Under Permission for the Username, make sure that Full control has check on Allow and nothing is checked on Deny.

When full control was selected, everything else under Allow will automatically be checked

4. Click Apply then OK
5. Refresh the Folder then try deleting the file(s) again. If it still won't work, just restart the computer and try again.

Let me know if it works.

Thanks,
Joey
 

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So basically I just got a new laptop and whenever i try to delete certain files this notification comes up and it prevents me from deleting the file. I've watched many videos on youtube to fix this problem but none works. I'm the only account on this laptop and I am the administrator. I also factory reset my laptop twice and it didn't help. I hope someone can help me fix this. Thanks in advance

link showing error:
https://gyazo.com/8e3800404c8bf6a1104287ef4cff01c2

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hi guys , my htc sync was trying to upload but suddenly my pc restart ( my sister son ) , after that i cant remove htc sync even my antivirus disable , i remove both of then to reinstall but i cant even delet them or install again !!!! help me plzzzz

Answer:u need permission to perform this action win7

restore your pc back to a earlier point and time when it was working properly with system restore

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I need to replace some system32 files with other ones.

I am trying to put a skin on 7 and unable to replace browseui Backup.dll and browseui.dll

I've tried unlocking the admin account and taking permission of the folder with no success.
Perhaps I've missed something, any suggestions?

Thank you very much in advance, your help is truly appreciated.

Answer:You need permission to perform this action System32

Try Take Ownership.

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First I want to say I searched high and low to try and find a solution on this web sites with no luck.

Here is my basic yet annoying problem. I believe I used windows 7 backup on my external hard drive. Which gives me the odd named file "1d15af1e9cc1b0a4fab378ec036a" If I click on that folder this is what you see.





Then I reinstalled windows 7 and windows says "you need permission to perform this action" when I try to delete the folder.. I should mention this is the only account on windows 7 I have And the administer right are enabled.

Answer:"you need permission to perform this action

Hi, try taking ownership
Windows 7 Take Ownership & Grant Permissions to Access Files & Folder

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I know this is a common problem, but hoping someone could help me! I was just following the instructions from an older thread (Unable to Delete Folder. 'You Need Permission To Perform This Action' ) to get rid of a folder called "Pictures 8-12-09" on my Desktop. Vista gave me the dreaded 'You Need Permission To Perform This Action' message, so I tried using all the methods listed in the thread, one of which was







Originally Posted by Karl Snooks


2. Start | type Cmd.exe | right-click on cmd.exe in the Programs list directly above | select Run As Admistrator

Navigate to the directory containing file you want to delete (using CD command).

Delete the file using DEL command.

Use EXIT command to close command window

karl



Unfortunately I have another folder on my Desktop called just "Pictures"... and typing "DEL Pictures 8-12-09" in the cmd.exe prompt deleted all the files in my "Pictures" folder (i.e. Pictures\*), and then tried to delete the subfolder "8-12-09" in "Pictures" (which, of course, doesn't exist).

At this point, I still have the "Pictures 8-12-09" folder on my Desktop, and all the pictures in my "Pictures" folder are gone! Can someone help me get them back?

Many many thanks...

Answer:Cannot delete folder: 'You Need Permission To Perform This Action'...

Have you tried to restore them from the bin.
You may have ome luck with some fre undelete programs, google for undelete and see what it comes up with.

Using explorer go to my computer.
Click on the C: drive
In tools go to view
Click on show hidden files and folders
Ensure the tick is taken away from hide protected operating system files.
Note after you have completed this task change the last two settings back if needed.
While on the C: drive click on users
Now click on your user name
click on desk top
try and remove it by selecting it and choose delete.

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Sometimes when I am trying to do something, I get a popup that says,"You do not have permission to perform that action." Or something along that line. How can this be? I am the administrator of this computer. It is a home computer and no one else lives here to use it. Is there a way to change this setting?Tammy

Answer:Error Message: You need permission to perform this action

The actual admin account was hidden in Vista and on installation created a user account with admin privileges. You are saying if I understand you, that you unhid the account sometime ago yourself and you are using only the actual administrator account? If that were correct I can't understand why you see those warnings, either.To err is human but to really screw things up, you need a computer!

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This has been driving me insane. I have workarounds but they are not convenient and I really want to get to the bottom of the issue.

When downloading files from email or the internet to my desktop (or other directory) I can move and delete them, but if I try to copy them to a local or remote location I get the following message:

"You need permission to perform this action. You require permission from the computer's administrator to make changes to this folder"

I am administrator.

If I right-click > Properties on the file in question the General Tab shows "Security: This file came from another computer and might be blocked to help protect this computer" I can click the Unblock button, then Apply and/or OK. But the file remains blocked.

There are only two ways around this: 1) move the file to a flash drive then back to the hard drive. 2) run the streams command against the file. Both are a PITA.

Any thoughts on why the Unblock button isn't working or if there's a way to disable this whole "protection" scheme in the first place.

Answer:You need permission to perform this action - can't easily unblock

I'm not going to give work arounds.I guess you have already tried gpedit.msc and security stuffs.DownloadWindows repair toolExtract and launch the Repair_Windows.exe fileClick on Start repairs tab-click on Start check mark following options aloneReset registry permissionsreset file permissionsCheckmark Restart System When Finished optionclick the Start button System should restart after repairLet me know if that helpsDoes it happen on IE? Did you download files from other browser like firefox?

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This started with me trying to install Mozilla Thunderbird, but I quickly came to the belief that I'm sure it's not the installer that's causing an issue.

I am running Windows 10 Pro and have administrator rights (two users on the computer, both with admin rights - the other user is my wife who hasn't used my laptop in months).

When I tried to install the program with the default settings, it sets the installation folder to my AppData folder, but when I try that I get an error saying "You don't have sufficient disk space to install to this location". I have 36GB of free space on my 250GB SSD. Whatever...

So I tried installing it to C:\Program Files(x86). I created the folder Mozilla Thunderbird in there but when I tried installing it there I got an error saying "You don't have access to write to the installation directory." HUH?? I just installed a program there yesterday. (Maybe it is the Thunderbird installer...)

I also tried installing to C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird and even C:\My Programs\Mozilla Thunderbird. All attempts resulted in the write access error.

Then I started looking into permissions issues. I have the utility that adds Take Ownership to the context menu, which I tried on all of the above folders, but also got the write access error. When I right-click on any of those folders and select Properties --> Security --> Advanced the Owner: line says "Unable to display current owner" - even though I just created that... Read more

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Hi guys. Trying to upgrade from 7022 to 7100 RC1 using THIS guide right here, but when I try and copy the installation files from the virtual drive to a folder on my computer, It won't copy setup.exe stating that it needs permission to perform this action, and that it needs permission from Everyone (possibly a user?). AVG also picks up the file as a trojan. :S anyone able to shed some virtual light?

>> THANKS IN ADVANCE. MEWQ.

Answer:Permission to perform this action: RC1 Upgrade problem

Sounds like you downloaded the infected build 7100.

Leaked Windows 7 RC Build 7100 May Contain A Trojan

Pirated Windows 7 Builds Botnet with Trojan

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All three users, Barb, Bob, Brian, in the advertising department received 'denied access' and 'you need permission to perform this action' while attempting to access the share folder-files 'srv-adv' on the domain server 2008 r2.

In the share security I gave Barb, Bob, Brian and the administrator full control. That did not work. I received 'denied access' and 'you need permission to perform this action'.
However after I added and gave Everyone full control the three workers in advertising were able to access the shared folders and files. I thought by given just the advertising workers full permission that would have been sufficient. Not so, I had to add Everyone with full permissions.

I then created an 'advertising' group and added to that group Administrator, Barb, Bob, Brian and gave them full permissions.

I am stuck at this point. Do I remove from the share 'srv-adv' each user and then add the group 'advertising' to the share? What I want to do is to have the users added to advertising group unfettered access to the share 'srv-adv'.

And because I encountered 'denied access' and 'you need permission to perform this action' what "member of" do I add to advertising group without having to add 'Everyone' with full permissions?

PS I created only the group 'advertising' and did not create a 'group policy'. I don't know is that makes a difference.

Thanks

Answer:you need permission to perform this action with access denied at share

Go through Setup Shared Folder in Windows Server 2012 to see if sharing is setup properly.

However, check whether these users/group has sufficient NTFS permissions too (security tab)

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I have amassed hundreds of files that I cannot delete. Generally, the ones that have been on my computer for a long time, I am able to move around, but not to the Recycle Bin and I can't delete them permanently. I've read through hundreds of Google results telling me that I need to turn off or turn on User Account Control, or go into the properties of the file and take ownership of it. Sometimes those techniques (and many others, for example, a forced delete through Command Prompt) work, but only on a few files. Sometimes the problem goes away with a reboot. Sometimes it's as simple as moving it to another directory before deleting it. Sometimes it goes away with time or a whole lot of messing with it. But in the end, I go through enough files each week that I'm left with an inordinate amount that refuse to be deleted.

I originally had UAC off. I figured that there was no point in having it off, so I ended up turning it back on. There has been no difference. Files could not be deleted beforehand, and still, I am unable to delete them now. The same errors come up either way. The only difference is that when UAC is on, there is an extra step before the error where it asks me to continue, as is UAC's purpose.

Going to Properties --> Security and then changing ownership and giving myself full control does nothing. I don't see why it should when I'm the sole user of the computer. Still, I keep trying it and I admit that there are times where... Read more

Answer:Destination Folder Access Denied (You need permission to perform this action.)

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Hello everyone!

I come here with a "bug" that is really really starting to cause problems.

Firstly, I would like to direct you to this thread.

I asked for help on another forum and well you can see what we went through, however they were not able to completely solve the problem.

I've done some quick tests, and it has basically ended up being that whenever an exe file is involved, Windows will go crazy with permissions or something.

The behaviour is pretty much that I try to delete a folder with exe files in it, and it will tell me that I do not have permission to do so. If I go inside the folder, I can delete the files no problem. Once they're gone, I can delete the folder.

But other instances are that when I try to delete some files, the file will remain, but it won't be there, my computer will say that I need to specify the correct path. Then after a few minutes, the file will actually disappear.

This has become quite a nuisance, because for example, I need to run Punkbuster so I can play some games. Punkbuster runs 2 services, PnkbstrA.exe and PnkbstrB.exe

PnkbstrB.exe is created by PnkbstrA.exe when a game is launched and it's updated on-the-fly. This is a problem, since my system will then deny access to PnkbstrB.exe, so A can't delete/update or do anything to the file for a few minutes, and I'll just end up being kicked in-game because I don't have B.

If I go into the Syswow64 folder, B is there, but you can'... Read more

Answer:Solved: File Access Denied - You need permission to perform this action - Windows 7

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Windows Vista somehow automatically sets file permission on my files/folders. Is there a way that these are disabled? (so all files/folders can be accessed by ANYONE). I never had any problems with Windows XP and NTFS.

I don't want to have problems with permissions when I switch back to XP or with Linux and NTFS.

Answer:How to disable "You need permission to perform this action" with Windows Vista?

turn off uac?
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Win...d3eae1033.mspx

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Hi all,
I am sooooooooooooooooooooooo sick to f**king death of Windows security prompts!!! Ever since I first got XP about a decade ago (now on 7), this lovely little error dialog (or something similar) has not always, but at least once a month, shown up when I've
tried to move or delete a file or folder:
File/Folder Access Denied
You need permission to perform this action
You require permission from the computer's administrator to make changes to this file/folder
(name of file or folder and date created)
Try Again and Cancel buttons
Clicking Try Again brings the same dialog up again, and clicking Cancel has obvious results.
I'm on the only user account on the PC, which is an Administrator account.
Trying to take ownership of the file/folder tells me that "Access is denied".
Haven't tried using the hidden admin account as I don't see why the f**k I should have to!!!!
Look Microsoft, I don't give a flying f**k if my files are vulnerable to hackers or not; I just want to be able to access them MYSELF!!!!!!! My network is on a router with a 128-bit encryption key and a hardware firewall, as well as a software firewall on
each PC! If anyone can get through all that, I'll tip my hat to them and let them do whatever they want to my files! But for crying out loud, I JUST WANT COMPLETELY UNINHIBITED ACCESS TO MY OWN F**KING FILES!!!!!!!!!! This has been a problem for as long as
I can remember and I've really had enough of it...if more programs were runnable... Read more

Answer:Windows Security is driving me crazy!!! "You need permission to perform this action" when deleting files

I'm on the only user account on the PC, which is an Administrator account.

No, with USER Account Control (UAC) you have user rights. I explained this here in a guide for users like you:
http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/135143-faq-what-is-the-uac/
UAC is fine and solve 90% of the security issues.

André"A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

Want to install RSAT on Windows 7 Sp1? Check my HowTo: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=150221

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Well, I went through the nice tutorial http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html as I have done so many times.

When I try to move files from one computer to the next and set up Allway Sync for backup, I get the attached error message (please see snippet). And I shared both the "From" and the "Target" directories.

Also did the whole "Take Ownership" thingy per essenbe's (always) kind instructions. Take Ownership Shortcut

Note: If you have no life at all and absolutely nothing to do, Windows networking is a great way to while away your time.

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Edit: I added a snippet of threads related to my problem. Please rest assured that I read them.

Edit #2: I have given Full Permission to everyone including the Dali Lama. The odd thing is I can copy files from B to A, but not from A to B as I need to.

Edit: #3: OK, now I can file share BUT I must got to Computer B and open the directory on Computer A (via network) and select the directory that I want to copy from A to B. What I cannot do is what I want to do.

I cannot copy from A to B directly. Therefore I can't set up my AllwaySync program to back up from A to B. All settings (permissions and security) are the same on both Computer A and Computer B directories.
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No wonder Bill Gates retired from Microsoft. Even he couldn't explain this!

Gosh, I miss NT 4.0.

Answer:"You need permission to perform this action" - Networking Problem

Here's the Answer
(I think)

Apparently you need to reboot Computer A to be able to Copy/Paste files from Computer A to B.

That fact might make a helpful addition to the How To manual: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html

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Hi, does anyone know if theres a way around this, apart from adding "take ownership" to the right click context menu. I am the administrator of the computer so was a lil but unsure why.

Thanks
 

Answer:Windows Vista and "you need permission to perform this action"

i have run into ths a lilbit when installing sertin programs on my computer as well now that i have upgraded to vista ultimate. and i havent found a way past this either,i thought that was one of the pesky security things every one complains about,so i just do the right click and take owner ship then every thing works fine but i would also like to know if their is a bypass to this some how.:confused im going to do some reschrch and if i find any thing ill let u know:major
 

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Found an odd ball issue. When renaming a file; either locally or on a shared folder, renaming the file with a different case, fails.

You need permission to perform this action

Example:

Rename a file from test.xls to Test.xls. UAC is disabled, correct ownership settings does not seem to matter. Do the same on an XP machine and it works correctly.

Anyone else able to duplicate this and if so, is this some magically intended change by Microsoft. No special software installed and problem was duplicated on a different Windows 7 desktop.

I did a search and only thing I found was ownership issues, which again, I am an owner of the file and the folder. I can rename the file anything else say test.xls to test1.xls then to Test.xls and it works fine. Just does not seem to approve a case change in the file name.
 

Answer:Odd "You need permission to perform this action" Window 7

Uhm, that's most weird and not typical behavior on any Windows 7 box I've worked on. Try booting into safe mode and see if you get the same error, because that will tell you if it's a piece of software or driver that Windows normally loads that's causing it, and we can go from there.
 

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I frequently get the error message "you need permission to perform this action". Most recently, trying to copy a file from a notebook networked drive to my desktop computer.

I'm the only person using my computers and network. Of course, I have administrator privileges. How can I keep from having this error?

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I frequently get the error message "you need permission to perform this action". Most recently, trying to copy a file from a notebook networked drive to my desktop computer.

I'm the only person using my computers and network. Of course, I have administrator privileges. How can I keep from having this error?

Answer:"you need permission to perform this action" for several actions?

Go to the computer that you do have permission > right click on file or folder > poperties > share with > advanced sharing > sharing > advanced sharing > permission > click on full control and change > apply > ok then your done.

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hello geeks

I have a dell vostro 1510 with Vista 32 home edition
not sure if this is the right category but I am stuck with this problem so posting here. i am trying to copy files from C deive to external usb hdd but I get this message - "you need permission to perform this action- try again or cancel button" after the normal vista uac continue messages

it just doesnt alow me to copy files or create new folders. I can use the same usb hdd on other laptop with XP and no problems. After lot of googling i could not fix it..
this was working fine till last week not sure what happened

hoping to get some advice.

thanks

rj

Answer:"you need permission to perform this action- try again or cancel"

Do you have a restore point dated before the errors started?

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Hi,

I recently made a clean install of Windows 7. Originally all seemed to be fine, but now a few days later I realized both my HDDs and most folders seemed to be locked in a Read Only-state. I simply can't do anything to certain folders and files; whenever I attempt to do change something, anything, I get a dialogue saying:

You need permission to perform this action

You require permission from COMPUTERNAME-PC\USERNAME to make changes to this folder

There is only one user account on this computer and that's mine. There should be no limitations to privilegies to the account.

I have searched around for a while, tried unlocking the hidden administrator account but still can't delete the file. I tried taking ownership, as described in various articles users on this site and others have linked to, of the folders and files with no success.

I'm all out of ideas, further research only brings me the same solutions as I've already seen, tried and failed with. Could this perhaps have been caused by 3rd party software? I did install the evaluation copy of BitDefender

I'm getting so annoyed, why isn't there an option to install an OS with no accounts, no limitations, no annoying bugs, hidden folders, uneccesarily long folder structures and so on and so forth.

Thanks in advance,
Nils

Answer:[SOLVED] "You need permission to perform this action"

Hi-

you can try a couple of things:

1) try to reinstall again

2)disable UAC (user account control)

Also, when you say almost every file and folder do you mean folders on the desktop or something similar or a system file or anything of that nature?

Regards,

Mark

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I've been trying to delete some folders and files that I don't need anymore, mostly from Program Files, and Vista won't let me.
I get this a lot with other stuff as well. I've tried logging into the actual Administrator account and deleting through cmd with elevated privileges and I still can't delete it. I even reenabled UAC for it to ask me in three different popups whether I wanted to delete it, only to end up with the same problem. Last thing I tried which ALSO doesn't work is Portable Killbox which can't delete anything without or with reboot.

How do I get rid of this stuff?!
 

Answer:Vista "You need permission to perform this action"

palmboy5 said:


I've been trying to delete some folders and files that I don't need anymore, mostly from Program Files, and Vista won't let me.
http://www.mylilsite.net/images/vistapermissiondenied1.png

I get this a lot with other stuff as well. I've tried logging into the actual Administrator account and deleting through cmd with elevated privileges and I still can't delete it. I even reenabled UAC for it to ask me in three different popups whether I wanted to delete it, only to end up with the same problem. Last thing I tried which ALSO doesn't work is Portable Killbox which can't delete anything without or with reboot.

How do I get rid of this stuff?!Click to expand...

Try taking ownership of the folder

or failing that,

Boot into safe mode and delete it.
 

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God, the day I bought Vista. I f*cking regret it. I AM AN ADMINISTRATOR on my OWN computer, and I have disabled (UAC), and when I attempt to delete folders on my computer, I get this god damn error message all the time. It simply REFUSES to allow me to delete my own files. Like I just recently installed a Toolbar, and I just tried to remove it and this error continues to pop up. I don't know what to do at this point. I have never been this frustrated with anything in my life. I can't delete my OWN files. What kind of BS is this? Please, somebody tell me this is some joke. How do I get this stupid OS to cooperate with me? I need these stupid messages to stop coming up. I don't need these stupid restrictions on my own computer, especially when it comes to deleting files I don't need.
 

Answer:"You need permission to perform this action."

Open an Administrator Command Prompt.

1. Start | type Cmd.exe | right-click on cmd.exe and selected Run as
Adminstrator
2. Navigate to directory using cd command
3. use rename command to rename folder (synatx is 'rename
<directoryname> <newdirectoryname>')
4. type exit to close cmd.exe
5. navigate to now-renamed folder and delete it.
 

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That's the error message that comes up when I try to delete the folder I just downloaded a few minutes earlier. I'm the only user on this computer, so I don't understand why I can't just send the folder to the recycle bin? Any help?

Answer:"You need permission to perform this action"

Did you download this from a p2p like limewire?

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Can't remove fonts. Each time I get this: "You need permission to perform this action." I am logged on as Administrator; I've turned that off, I've followed directions to go to font properties and the only option there is the "general" tab... I have SO many garbage fonts, any suggestions? I use Vista 64-bit.


Angie M
 

Answer:"need permission to perform this action"

AngieM said:





Can't remove fonts. Each time I get this: "You need permission to perform this action." I am logged on as Administrator; I've turned that off, I've followed directions to go to font properties and the only option there is the "general" tab... I have SO many garbage fonts, any suggestions? I use Vista 64-bit.
Angie MClick to expand...

This would appear to be a problem with your operating system as I have just attempted this in windows 7 Pro x64 and it does not even require admin permissions.

If you boot into safe mode can you delete them?
 

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This is annoying me to death. I'm trying to delete the Java folder from the directory C:/Program Files/Common Files (Because the auto-updater is a hidden virus) but when I try to delete it it says I need to put in a password to continue. So I put in my password (I am the admin on my PC and the only user) but then it says "You need permission to perform this action" and all I can do is keep pressing try again and it just keeps popping up.

How can I delete this file? I considered turning off UAC but I must keep it on for security purposes.

Answer:"You need permission to perform this action"

Check in Task Manager , if it is running , stop it , then see if you can delete it .

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OR how to Delete the Undeletable.

Dear All,

After searching the internet for days and trying different solutions i finally found some powerful command lines that enable the user to delete ANY file or folder, (yes a whole folder like windows.old) without all this labyrinth of..

right click, properties, security, advanced, owner, edit, other users.., advanced, find now, (select current adm) ok, ok, ok, edit, allow full control...... (confusing and easy to make a serious mistake in the process)

so here it is:

create a new file at
C:/ with the following name:

itsmine.cmd

right click it, click edit and copy inside the following and save:


takeown /f %1 /r /d y
icacls %1 /grant administrators:F /t

right click Command Prompt, click run as administrator and run a command such as

itsmine d:\hard_to_delete

or even:

itsmine C:\windows.old

this will reset ownership and ACLs on the hard_to_delete directory,
now run the following command:

rd /s d:\hard_to_delete

or

rd /s C:\windows.old

done!

Now if only someone could make the above itsmine.cmd with a GUI
with rd /s included ?!!

anyhow,
i give all kudos to this guy:

http://blogs.msdn.com/tims/archive/2...deletable.aspx

FF.

Answer:"You need permission to perform this action"!!

have you tried doing it on safe mode and run as administrator?

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I've seen this error all over the internet and I haven't found a fix. I want to delete a file, and I should be allowed to. Can anyone help?

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Internet Explorer I have mistakenly copied my Internet explorer folder to my desktop, therefore I have two folders.
I have tried to delete the desktop version but get the following message : You require permission from OUR-COMPUTER\Roy to make changes to this folder

How do i remove this folder please in easy steps please?
 

Answer:You require permission -How please.

You already have a thread ongoing for this same issue. Please do not create more than one.

Closing duplicate.
 

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I am using Vista Business 64bit on a Mac Pro. This is my first time ever using Windows so it's taking me some time to get use to how it works. This is my computer and I am the only person who works on it. I have downloaded and installer application that I do not want to use. So I tried to delete it but I keep getting the message "you need permission to perform this action". How can I delete this?

Answer:Need permission to perform..?

Hello Speters1,

If you just needed to uninstall the program, then you can select it in Programs and Features instead to.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I am new to windows. I recently installed Vista Business 64bit on a 8 Core MacPro to run some cg software. I installed an old plugin into one of my application, now the application won't run because of a .dlr file. So I tried to delete this file but it keeps telling me I don't have permission. How can I delete this file? I am the only user on this computer.
Thanks,
Steve

Answer:Need permission to perform..?

Hello speters1,
Try booting in safe mode and delete it from there.
Go to start,
in search bar type msconfig,
open boot tab and check the "safe boot" box,apply and reboot.
Dont forget to uncheck when in safe mode.
Good luck and post your result's.

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Hi,

There's two file I want to copy.

But I get this :
"You require permission from Administrators to make changes to this file".

I'm the administrator!
So what can I do ?

Answer:require permission from Administrators

I zipped the file from the original location, and unzipped them in my new pc.

Now the file is there, but if I run it, I get the same "Administrator" problem.

But I figured out why :

Without telling me, McAfee was blocking me.

Disabling Real-time Scanning let me use the file.

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lately (as of 2 days ago) i have had a problem of trying to DL something or run an application and i will recieve a message " you do not have permission to.... , please contact your administrator." This is a stand alone computer. hooked up to the net.1 USER!. it is an admin account. Vista x86 (32 bit).i am computer savy, at first i thought it may be a trojan of sorts. System scan revealed nothing. using eset nod32 AV. outpost pro firewall. Virus signature DB up-to-date.

Answer:do not have permission to perform actions

any one who reads this may suggest something. I am not concerned if you are CH admin or well reknown.Even simple suggestions or possiblities will be appreciated .Maybe i am not seeing something very simple. : (

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I am trying to remove a folder in my Google drive, but I keep getting this error:

I am signed in as the requested user, so need permission from myself, but it doesn't give me any way to actually give it permission. Why does this happen and how can I fix it?
1]: [click here

Answer:I require permission from myself to delete folder?

Try Taking Ownership with Context Menu
Special Folders may need other measures instead
click here

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When I try to delete some folders it asks me to give administrator permission to delete it so I do then it tells me I require permission from MSI/BBass (myself) to make changes to this folder. This has happened for multiple folders in my steam folder. I've tried giving myself permission which did nothing but I have been able to delete the folders by going in and deleting everything inside the folder then deleting the folder itself. But this problem has happened to a lot of my games and each game folder has hundreds and even thousands of folders for some games so it's not possible for me to manually delete everything.

Answer:Require permission from myself to delete folder

Windows 10 takes away the ability of the Administrator to make changes to the OS partition without giving yourself further permission. Also, if you are running in administrator mode to avoid this, you can't even open any UWP apps.

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Hello,
I am trying to perform a very basic task. Moving the windows calculator to the desktop. When I try I receive the message "You require permission from TrustedInstaller to make changes to this file"
I think it has something to do with permissions so I tried to change the owner of calc.exe to my administrator account but it did not work. Any help would be appreciated.
thanks

Answer:require permission from trusted installer

Are trying to move it within a Limited Account?

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I have had this error several times. Windows 7 is trying to tell me I need "permission from everyone" to open certain files. I'm the administrator. I'm the only person who uses this computer.I guess as might as well start here, will you guys tell microsoft that I have permission from you to open these files? And while you're at it tell all your friends. Eventually I will reach everyone around the globe, maybe. Then windows will work for me.

Answer:Win7 require permission from everyone to open certain files

read up in Windows 7 how to take ownership of a drive.

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Basically when I try to delete some folders, an error message pops up saying "You require permission from SYSTEM to make changes to this file".

My knowledge only stretches so far so any help will be much appreciated...cheers

Answer:You require permission from SYSTEM to make changes to this file?

Hello Leroy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

What's the full path of the folders that you are trying to delete?

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I decided to delete some old Windows installations from my machine.  Windows.old, Windows.000, etc.  Easy peasy, right?
Not!!!!  Apparently, I have to give MYSELF permission to delete the folders and files!!!
And, YES--I am an administrator, using an administrator account.  Since I have administrator level access, I should be able to perform administrative functions--right?
Unless I DON"T happen to own the folders and/files--right? Then the administrator level access becomes null and void--right?
Even with the tool that allows one to "TAKE OWNERSHIP" of a folder--it seems as though this will only give ownership at the CURRENT level.  Any subordinate folders remain unchanged.  (You will have to take ownership of every sub-folder,
that falls under the folder that you want to delete!  This MIGHT be a bit inconvenient--when you're faced with having to take ownership of 2,000+ folders and files!!!)
I wonder if there is a tool or application that will allow one to TAKE OWNERSHIP, not just of the CURRENT folder--but ALL sub-folders and files that are subordinate to the current folder?

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In my previous thread i asked how can i delete the folders and files of ProgramData , ProgramFiles , ProgramFiles (x86) , and Windows by using the Take Ownership.

Can't delete Windows and all Program-files-files(x86)-data folders why

And it's working fine.

Now i want to do something else.
I created a folder with some 100 text files and i want to make the this folder and the files to be in the security of the Take Ownership. So if i will try to delete this folder/files i will get this message:

you need permission to perform this action you require permission from trustedinstaller
It's not a window folder not Windows not Program File just a folder i created with some files and i want to simulate this error message to make some tests on it.

I don't want to Take Ownership but to Give Ownership to this(any folder) folder and files.
And then when i will get the message i want to make some tests on it about how to Take Ownership.

The main idea is to produce this error message on any folder/files with the easiest fastest way.

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I have UAC disabled and have always been able to clean up my start menu by cutting and pasting the folders into categories I created. This morning I installed a Powerpoint add-on which created its own start menu entry. On attempting to cut the folder and paste it into the Microsoft Office category I got an error message saying I need permission to perform that action. This is the first time that has happened to me. My account is the only one on this machine and of course, it's an administrator account.

I checked Local Policy but could find nothing applicable.

Any ideas on how to get around this please?
 

Answer:Solved: Since when does an administrator require permission? (Vista headache!)

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I'm attempting to copy files from one HDD to another. The tens-of-thousands of files in question are in a complex hierarchy system, and windows file copy dialog isn't helping me identify the specific culprits, since many files share names within the hierarchy and the dialog doesn't show the path.

By skipping files to see the many offending files, I see that at least some of them were created by another individual from whom I acquired them. I have already used windows advanced security dialog to grant myself ownership of the parent folder and subfolders and children. Then I used the popular registry addition called Take Ownership Shortcut to attempt to take permission. Neither approach gave any indication of failure, yet I still cannot copy these files.

If it matters, I do not care about taking any action with these files besides copying them to another HDD, because I'll be formatting the source location's drive afterwards. I am at a loss - the message I receive informs me that I need permission from Administrator or my own account name, whomever I gave ownership to. (But that's me, obviously.) It's as though, despite owning the file and being logged into that account, I cannot access the culprit files.

Any assistance from others who've seen this specific dilemma before would be greatly appreciated. This is my livelihood I'm dealing with - if these files are lost, I'm out thousands of hours of work. So, safe suggestions first, please.

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Answer:Can't copy files, Require permission from self, Common fix not working

I never had your specific problem, but many problems are solved by using the hidden administrator. If it works, do not use it on a regular basis. It has too much control and can cause damage if not used properly.
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable[2]=User Accounts

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Hello
 
This  dialoge box appear :
 
Destination Folder Access Denied
 
You'll need to provide adminstrator permission to copy to this folder
 
Every time i can copy or move any file in any drive it ask for permission.Usually only C Drive ask permission.
Its annoying every time i copy.
But when i copy to my portable drive it doesn't ask permission.
I think its reading my other drives as system drives.
 
I have 3 internal (Two 500 GB and One 80 GB[C drive]) and One 500 GB Portable.
 
How can i fix it
 
 
Thanks
Tenis

Answer:Administrator Permission require to copy files (Every Drive)

Worth a read, IMO:  http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/9245-you-ll-need-provide-administrator-permission.html
 
Louis

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Hi..

I bought my TOSHIBA laptop from Spain, so it would be in Spanish for sure ..
When i started the lap for the first time I tested the face recognition and other Toshiba software and they all worked .. but after two days i changed the display language to English and now i can't enter face recognition.

It tells me "You Do not have permission to perform this task. Please contact your administrator for help" ..
so what should i do ???

Answer:Face Recognition Error - you don't have permission to perform this task

Hi

Found the another thread about the similar issue:
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=65610

Try the workaround posted there? if this does not help, try to reinstall the Toshiba Face Recognition on your system once again.

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There was a problem in the installation due to that I have files that take up a large space of my driver

Attachment 171965

Answer:Help "need permission to preform this action....

What's happened here is that you've reinstalled Windows, hence the creation of the Windows.old folder, which holds files from your previous installation.

If there's nothing in there that you want you can use Disk Cleanup to delete the files.

How do I remove the Windows.old folder&#63;

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hi all

i m managing file server on windows 2003 server. in a directory i want to give all permission except file or folder delete permission to domain user.

please make reply as soon as possible.
 

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Have looked at the other postings about Windows 7 and "You need permission" - this one seems new. I have a laptop and a desktop both running Windows 7, both part of HOMEGROUP.

The desktop has two hard drives (C and D), both shared with full access to EVERYONE.
I can see both but can only update the D drive on the desktop from the laptop. When I try any update (new folder, copy a new file in, etc.) to the C drive, I get the "You need permission" error.

Have tried turning off sharing then turning back on for the C drive and have compared the sharing between C and D - they appear identical. Snipit of C drive permission attached. Any thoughts or ideas on what else to try would be appreciated.

Answer:You need permission - happening on networked drive that has permission

Rather than sharing form the root of the C: drive you should be sharing from the C:>Users folder instead. This is the default setting for Windows and there are many good reasons for this.

For networked drives that were created under a different User name you would also need to allow for sharing using the "Security" tab of the C: drive. The link below shows you how.

You can also set this drive share up at the C:>Users location if desired.

HDD sharing

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Hi ,How are you. I get this error over and over again in the Event Viewer:

 DCOM
1203 - Description              : The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID

                                  {D63B10C5-BB46-4990-A94F-E40B9D520160}
                                   and APPID

                                  {9CA88EE3-ACB7-47C8-AFC4-AB702511C276}
                                   to the user NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL SERVICE SID (S-1-5-19)
from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container Unavailable SID (Unavailable). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.

Could you tell me exactly... Read more

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I am receiving the following error in the Event Viewer from the source DistributedCOM (Windows 8.1 64 bit) :
The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID class identitification
{C2F03A33-21F5-47FA-B4BB-156362A2F239}
 and APPID identification
{316CDED5-E4AE-4B15-9113-7055D84DCC97} 
 to the user Lenovo\Ewa with security identification SID
(S-1-5-21-1287633286-651115146-4152900111-1001) from the address LocalHost (using

LRPC) acting in the application container with identity SID
ZinioLLC.Zinio_2.1.0.317_x64__0q6dqzpp40p2e
(S-1-15-2-720185855-2675332291-2976434075-758544043-626028312-300598871-2309835828.
This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.
It regards Zinio Reader application.
Please advice how can I fix the problem.
Thanks and best regards, Ewa

Answer:The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID

Hi Ewa,
It's just a example instead of your real ID.
The ID of yours {316CDED5-E4AE-4B15-9113-7055D84DCC97} must be in that list. Have you attempt to find it?
I have search it on my lab computer(Windows 8.1)as below:
Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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I have 2 programs on two seperate computers where UAC comes up and asks me if I wish to run the programs. These programs do not require administrator rights (Truecrypt and iSpy) and the check beside "Run program as administrator" is not checked in either the shortcut or the actual executable file. Can someone shed some light on this?

Answer:UAC requesting permission to run programs that don't need permission.

Hi -
2 quick questions -
Have the programs been updated in any way, and do you see the UAC Shield beside / on the desktop icons ??

Thanks -

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A wire came loose in my laptop charger so I asked for a replacement, but the supplier was adamant that there was something wrong with the port in my laptop, not the charger (he was wrong), so they took it away to fix. Anyway, a member of their staff took my hard drive out to copy a couple of my files to a disk for me as I needed them asap and couldn't get my laptop charging. Apparently that's all they did.

Today I got my laptop back and things are not right. I am the administrator and there are no other user accounts on my computer. I am recognised as the administrator when I go on Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\User Accounts. But now all of a sudden I can't access Music, Pictures, Videos or Documents from the start menu. It just does nothing and says nothing when I click on them. I went on 'Computer' and tried to access them from the 'Libraries' menu at the left side. It didn't let me and didn't come up with any error message. It also didn't let me see the properties of them or do any of the other right-click options. It was saying at the bottom that they were completely empty, so I just deleted them and thought I'd make new ones with the 'Create Library' option. But when I go on this it says "Unable to create the file 'New Library.library-ms' Access is denied". I tried to restore the four Libraries from my recycle bin. It came up with a message saying "You'll need to provi... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 asking me for permission or saying I do not have permission to make changes

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I have run into this more than once before, and I'm looking for a straight answer as to why this is happening.
There is an avi file in C:\some folder, and I can't rename it.  The message is, "You require permission from Administrators to make changes to this file."  The problem is that I am using an administrator account, and when I look at the
permissions for that file, Administrators is granted Full control.  (I don't know whether an administrator account implies membership in the Administrators group in Windows 7, but I am in that group, in this case).
I also saw that Everyone had Read and Read & Execute permissions, so I tried just granting that group Full control.  This just gave the error message, "Unable to save permission changes on 3441.avi.  Access is denied."
I just want to get an authoritative answer on why this happening and on how to fix it.  Thanks.
Edit:
I am able to access that file with user Administrator, but not with my own personal Administrators account.  I tried using Administrator to explicitly add my personal account to the permissions for the file, granting it Full control, but I am still
unable to use the personal account to change the file; only Administrator works.

Answer:I am an Administrator, but I keep getting errors like, "You require permission from Administrators to make changes to this file."

Hi,
This situation happens because you are not the owner of this folder of file, The default owner of a file or folder is the person who creates the resource.

Log on the computer with the account which created the folder of file, namely the owner, then you are permitted to modify the file or folder.


Also, you can follow this article to assign ownership of files and folders:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ff404240.aspx

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I run into this problem often. When working with Photoshop files (PSD in the most recent case), sometimes when I make a change and then try to save the changes I come up with this error dialog. My work flow is always the same - I am the computer's administrator.
I am the only person with access to this computer. There are no other users on this computer. This computer is not tied to any server or network. My files are generated from my own work obtained from my camera. I normally save changes to the file several times
so I won't lose my work. I can save the file using a different name, but then I cannot delete the original file unless I reboot the computer and open it up again. Please explain why this randomly reoccurs.

Answer:File Access Denied - You require permission from the computer's administrator to make changes to this file

Hi dmiddleton123,
"When working with Photoshop files (PSD in the most recent case), sometimes when I make a change and then try to save the changes I come up with this error dialog. "
When did the issue start to occur ?The issue only occur with the specific software ?Have you tried to change another location to saved file or reopen the software (end the software process from the task manager)to have a check ?
This issue is a little weired,please take the following steps to have a check .
1.Run "sfc /scannow" to check the health of the system files .
2.Perform a full scan with an antivirus software .
3.Perform a clean boot to verify whether there is a third party conflict here.
How to perform a clean boot in Windows
http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929135
4.Create a new administrator and login with it to have a check.There is a possibility that the present account profile has corrupted.
 
If the issue only occurred with the specific software ,it is also recommended to ask for help from the software developer .
Best regards

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Just to give an explanation of what happened.. I reformatted my PC (I like to do this often, probably once every 2-3 months. More frequent if I deem it necessary) and I was installing drivers and the likes.. Windows Update, etc..

I was installing EasyTune 6 (This is basically a Fan Control program made by GIGABYTE for their motherboards because their Bio's is complete shit.. but that is a different story) for my motherboard because my CPU fan likes to scream like a goat for no reason at all. The BIOS and default settings like to rev up the RPM on this fan for no reason. No heavy load of programs or anything.. So yeah, we use EasyTune6 to control the fan speeds. I tried to install it with a pre-downloaded version but I kept getting errors and it would Undo the installation (Or what have you). I tried it a few times with no luck. While I was trying again, I was installing Windows Update at the same time. Easy Tune 6 failed to install, and so I clicked "OK" on the error box and let it do its thing. I had to poop, so I went to do my business. I come back to see the computer has restarted (Windows update ^^,) and my EasyTune6 wasn't fully removed. I cannot install a new EasyTune6 with the previous one "Still Installed" - which it isn't.

So, now I have a directory on my computer (C:\Program Files (x86)\GIGABYTE\ET6\) and it only has 1 file inside of it (Flash11e.ocx) that I cannot remove. I use to get the error "You require permission from SYSTEM to make... Read more

Answer:Gigabyte EasyTune 6 Removal "You require permission from SYSTEM to.."

I have a Gigabyte GAZ77 UD5H motherboard. I originally installed Easy Tune 6 but as I use this system for my Recording Studio PC, I was having problems with popping and clicking in recordings. I ran the DPC Latency Checker program and got some very high spikes at even intervals. After conferring with a custom DAW (recording system) PC builder I found out Easy Tune was a system hog and causing the problems. I uninstalled Easy Tune 6 (using Revo Uninstaller Pro) and that eliminated my system Latency Problems and also eliminated the popping and crackling in my recording audio.

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simple file sharing network setup here between XP Pro and Vista Biz

two systems connected via crossover cable when I try to copy folders from
Vista to XP system i get the message

"you need permission to perform this task"
 

Answer:"You Need Permission to Perform this Task"

anybody?
 

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My girlfriend's laptop has been running VERY VERY slow. When I reboot in safe mode it works much faster. When I try and install software to try and fix it, warnings pop up saying "You do not have administrator access" or something of the sort. Her account is the only one on there and it's set with full access.
Heres the log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:35:03 AM, on 1/2/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Safe mode

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plu... Read more

Answer:"You do not have permission to perform this task"??

Just realized that log was while running in Safe Mode

Heres the normal one...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:50:24 AM, on 1/2/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys\Wireless-G Notebook Adapter\NICServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WUSB54Gv2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM6\aolsoftware.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwl... Read more

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First, the important intro: I'm running two Win7 systems: my desktop runs 64bit Win7 Ultimate, the laptop is Win7 64bit home version. Both were clean installs, are routinely scanned for viruses, malware, hardware problems, regularly defragged, etc. I run lean machines; the only TSR (for all you DOS gurus!!) I run is Antivir (running in the background).

The problems

Most of us have seen these error msgs from time to time: "you need permission to perform this action", or "you require permission from the computer's administrator...", and less often "you cannot delete file as it is open in another....".

Every now and then, my computers tell me I cannot rename, delete, move, or open a particular folder or file. The folders//files in question are NOT system, hidden, page, shared, locked, etc. They could be something I've installed yesterday, a game for my wife for example, mp3s, whatever. For the love of Pete I can't figure out WHY this is happening!!!! But wait, there's more! This does NOT occur all of the time, but seems to be a hit and miss event...joy!

Example: A folder contains a bunch of files, plus one or two sub-folders. I click on the folder, tap the delete key, or use the context menu delete command, then one of the above errors pop up. OK, I open the folder, select all, tap the delete key, and poof, everything IS deleted. Back up one level, delete the folder. WTF is going on ? I may have to drill down to the lowest sub-folder l... Read more

Answer:Permission issues. Fed up with "You do not have permission to....."

Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums

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hi there
i have set up a file type to open with a program (.nds files with the supercard file converter) but i dont want the program to actually open the file, just for the program to load up.
(i want to do this since the program doesnt actually open the files, they have to be added)
so i was wondering if there was anyway to do this
thanks
 

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when i use my outlook express 6, some attachments won't open and this error box comes up with this message..............."this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. create an association in the folder options control panel. "i have no idea what this means and what i should do...please inform me                                                                                                     thanks

Answer:no program associated to perform action

ooops........... i forgot to add that i have xp home edition version 2002 service pack 3. i have Microsoft works and word. i have realplayer and W media player.

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I am trying to open a file, but the file does have a program associated with to perform this action.? How does one create an association in the folder options control panel?

Answer:File does not have program to perform action

what type of file is it - does it have an extension like .doc or .xls for example

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not every time but almost when I download a file right at the end as the file is being loaded I get a window opening stating that (the following action cannot be performed on a user mapped file )This happens with some downloads , but also occurs when I transfer some files between drives .I get the option to cancel or try again, if I select try again it allways completes the download or transfer without complaint .so why am I getting the message in the first place .vista ultimate 64no UAC (removed during preinstall)and running as administrator only , (no other users)

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Today i am facing this problem . And now how can solve it: There is no email program associated to perform the requested action. Please install an email program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default programs control panel

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in the system dialog that pops up when you insert discs or USB devices? Someone used my guest computer and set all CDs to open the file folder, and selected the 'always perform this action' button. Is there anyway to change it back to the default and get it to display all of the options again?

Answer:Is there any way to disable the 'always perform selected action' option..

Hello BloodHound ,

Try this....

Open 'My Computer' > Right click on the particular Drive you want to change > Properties > AutoPlay...in here you'll be able to reconfigure it to do what you want it to..once you're finished > Apply > ok and Hey presto [hopefully] you've done it!

Regards,
Dave T.

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Here's a screenshot of the error:

I get this popup every few minutes, unless I just leave it up permanently. I've been googling for a solution for a couple hours now, and have tried almost everything I've found with no luck. I've completely uninstalled outlook, office and everything related to it.

My default Email app is set to the default Windows Mail app.

I don't know what to do. It's a really annoying error and I feel like i've tried everything. Any help is appreciated.

Thank you!

Answer:there is no email program associated to perform the requested action

Hello, it would seem you have two problems.
1. the assocation
Suggest you try this:
From the control panel
(E.g. via Windows key + X, click Control Panel, then Default Programs).

2. Sthg that is accessing a file repeatedly, whose type is not associated.
You might be able to work out what that is using a clean boot:
Clean Boot - Perform in Windows 10 to Troubleshoot Software Conflicts - Windows 10 Forums

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Here's a screenshot of the error:

I get this popup every few minutes, unless I just leave it up permanently. I've been googling for a solution for a couple hours now, and have tried almost everything I've found with no luck. I've completely uninstalled outlook, office and everything related to it.

My default Email app is set to the default Windows Mail app.

I don't know what to do. It's a really annoying error and I feel like i've tried everything. Any help is appreciated.

Thank you!

Answer:there is no email program associated to perform the requested action

Hello, it would seem you have two problems.
1. the assocation
Suggest you try this:
From the control panel
(E.g. via Windows key + X, click Control Panel, then Default Programs).

2. Sthg that is accessing a file repeatedly, whose type is not associated.
You might be able to work out what that is using a clean boot:
Clean Boot - Perform in Windows 10 to Troubleshoot Software Conflicts - Windows 10 Forums

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Hello, A week ago (or so) Vista started telling me I couldn't do anything, by this I mean the following:

Upon trying to delete something: You do not have permission to perform this action [try again] [cancel]

Trying to run an executable: Same thing

No matter what I do, it says I haven't got the permissions for it. I own the computer and I use the only account on the computer, the administrator account. I've tried all settings in control panel and whatnot. I desperately need help. Thank you.
 

Answer:Don't have permission to do anything...

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Question: Permission

Running Win7(spit), I have been re-arranging my folders and files, moving them arround onto various disk drives.

Now, suddenly ! I get an error message when I try to click on a folder that I've been working on !

Often.
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You don't currently have permission to access this folder.
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WHY is this happening ?

AND... I also can't delete some files. This is MY computer; no-one else uses it. How can I stop this happening ?

Further... Using Macrium Reflect, will this grind to a halt, or will it just ignore these files & folders, leaving them un-backed-up ?

Answer:Permission

What do you mean by "moving files/folders onto various disk drives". Do you have more then one HDD?

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Is there a way to disable the asking for permission pop up that comes up everytime you try to install a program? For that matter it seems it askes all the time for permission (from Admin) eventhough it is the Admin account doing something.

Answer:asking for permission pop up

http://www.techsupportforum.com/hard...t-control.html

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I was just trying to move an audio file from my Desktop to my Music folder... I got this window. Why? I am the only person with an account on my computer - other than my guest account...

Answer:Permission? What the...

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Nano3


I was just trying to move an audio file from my Desktop to my Music folder... I got this window. Why? I am the only person with an account on my computer - other than my guest account...


Nano

was music folder created in a different OS like vista, maybe? the other thing is it may just be UAC. Are you running as a standard user or admin?

Ken J=

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Question: Permission?

I am trying to put pictures in my picture folder but i keep getting the error "You need permission to perform this action" I'm the only user and I'm an administrator on my laptop.. Whats the problem and how do i fix it? I'm running 7 professional.

Answer:Permission?

go to the security tab of a folder and give yourself permissions.

or use the "take ownership" tweak available in the tutorials section.

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what can i do to disable that window pop up?

thank you
 

Answer:need permission for everything

Which operating system; which version; which service pack.

? User Account Control ?

Providing us with a screen shot might be useful.

RF123
 

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Question: Permission from..

Had an ssd installed to recently and unfortunately, the tech put some ms stuff on the ssd that I don't want. When I try to get rid of it, I get the message that I need permission from trusted installer to do so. Can any one point me in the right direction to get the permission? Thank you.
 

Answer:Permission from..

What stuff is this? If it is a program then your first response should be trying to uninstall it via Add/Remove Programs. If however it is a file or set of files then you'll have to modify file permissions and give yourself full control in order to delete them.
 

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Question: Win 7 permission

Have not got permission, nor can I get permission to open certain files and folders on a data hard drive. Reinstalling Win 7, or booting to a cd does not help.

Nor can I copy the files and folders.

Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Win 7 permission

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Hello all:
I'm having trouble with some files that aren't allowing me access. My particular example situation is that I'm trying to add some fonts into Suitecase Fusion, a simple operation, but no. It's saying "You don't have permission to open this file. Contact the file owner or an administrator to obtain permission".

Now I am able to access the files through my file manager, but it's not just this particular program. I'm running into file permissions all over the place, but I am logged in as an administrator.

How can I make it so that I have omnipotent access to all of my files, across the board? I've searched online, and on here of course, to find a solution. I've made sure the files are not protected, have "taken ownership" of files, etc. I don't know what more to do.

So, to simply and clarify: what steps can I take to avoid denial of access to files?

Any help is very much appreciated!

Answer:Don't have permission...

You have to take ownership to the folder at properties>security>advanced>owner>edit> (choose your username) > ok. You wont see any change immediately.

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Question: Permission

All I want to do is to delete some images from a folder where they were accidently deposited. Rather a simple process I would have thought, but then I am new to Vista. The response that I get is to be informed that my "Destination Folder Access is Denied."and that I "Need permission to perform this action". From whom do I obtain permission? As I said I am a newbie to this system so any help I can get would be much appreciated. Cheers
 

Answer:Permission

Don't worry. I've worked it out
 

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Question: Getting permission

I have been working on blue screen crashes on my pc and I have been asked to post some mini dump files.When I tried to do this I did not have permission. I couldn't figure out how to do this. I read several online tutorials and none helped. I finally got some help and was told to run as administrator, which then let me zip the files, but when I tried to open them on my pc they were not recognize, nor was the zip file I posted. Now the folder mini dump has a lock on it. I tried downloading a reg editor that was suppose to give me permission but it didn't work. I can't address my blue screen crashes without zipping these files . Any help would be appreciated

Thanks

Answer:Getting permission

Drag the mini dump files onto your desktop and then zip them up.

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