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Windows 7: Cannot save file in C:/ drive, it say i am not administrater

10 Oct 2011   #1
clive107

Windows 7 Premium 64
 
 
Cannot save file in C:/ drive, it say i am not administrater

Cannot save file and install software in C:/ drive, it say i am not administrator,but actually i am administrator.
What should I do?
Many documents and files got 'lock' symbol.




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10 Oct 2011   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome
You may want to try the special, hidden administrator
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable[2]=User Accounts
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10 Oct 2011   #3
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I see you have shared the C (OS) drive. This is not usually recommended and may have created a problem with permissions.
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10 Oct 2011   #4
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Try opening the "locked" folders. (not the libraries, the actual folders) It should tell you that "you do not have permission" if you hit Continue, it will either UAC prompt for your password, or just do it, and then unlock it for you.

Also, I agree with pbcopter. No need to share your C drive. It's a security nightmare.
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10 Oct 2011   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Not sure I understand what <ou are trying to accomplish. Can you clarify.
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