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Access Denied (program files)

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kitfox42, Mar 1, 2008.

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  1. kitfox42

    kitfox42 Thread Starter

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    When I try to access program files, install a program, or anything else along those lines, I get a simple message:
    "C:/Program Files is not Accessible. Access Denied."

    Nothing more. No error, no details on how to undo this denial of access. I have windows XP, and I can find no way to correct it, and I want help ASAP.
     
  2. Sequal7

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    Are you logged in as an administrator?
     
  3. kitfox42

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    I'm almost certain that I'm an administrator. I was the day before, and I should be now.
     
  4. Sequal7

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    Open user accounts, and see what your privileges are.
     
  5. kitfox42

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    YES, I'm an administrator. I'd appreciate help now.
     
  6. Cor'e

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    Ahh the humor of M$, if this was unix we'd repeat that almost all problems are permission related, but M$ it could be anything, and it could change when you reboot tomorrow.

    Or maybe someone may know exactly what you need, we all hope, until then please take a look at the attributes of that folder and please let us know if you are doing anything remotely possible to create this issue somehow, any factors we may consider, of course, M$ will still be to blame, but please tell us more info so we may help you. =)
     
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