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Windows 7: Access denied (5) when trying to backup "User-folders" using Syncback

09 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Access denied (5) when trying to backup "User-folders" using Syncback


Brand new PC. Only one user (which is Admin). Running Syncback trying to backup "user-folders" like images and videos etc I get Access denied problems.

I'm able to browse the folders just fine. I have checked the check-box on the program to run as admin.

I do NOT want to use Libraries!

Log from Syncback (partially translated from norwegian)

C:\Users\MyName\AndrMask\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\AppData\Local\Logg\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\AppData\Local\Programdata\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\AppData\Local\Temporary Internet Files\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programmer\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\Cookies\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\Documents\Intern video\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\Documents\Min musikk\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\Documents\Mine bilder\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\Lokale innstillinger\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\Maler\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\Mine dokumenter\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\Programdata\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\Recent\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\SendTo\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
C:\Users\MyName\Skrivere\	Scan failed (5): Access denied
Any ideas?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)

It is just the junction points that it should not access! Do not change a thing.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Crap, this is imbarrasing. When I first ran the backup it wouldnt copy the content of the "user-folders" due to me not having checked the "run as admin". Now apparently it works. Sorry.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64


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My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Dec 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Thanks rap - I guess it could have been worse.

You have a good weekend now!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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