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I cant install things into my external hardrive

Discussion in 'Games' started by Nobofyhhh45, Apr 29, 2018.

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  1. Nobofyhhh45

    Nobofyhhh45 Thread Starter

    Apr 29, 2018
    I have an external hard drive that used to work about three months ago. Now when ever i try to install something off of steam or install any game for that matter to the external hard drive it either says missing file privileges or access is denied there for i am forced to install to my main hard drive.
    Does anyone know how to fix this.
  2. Paul23

    Paul23 Temporarily Banned

    Nov 7, 2017
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    Try running this command in Command Prompt (as administrator)
    net user administrator /active:yes

    Then log out and back in in the administrator account and try to do what you need to with the external drive.
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2018
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