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Windows 7: Need Fix to be Able to Edit User Roaming Folder as Administrator


16 Aug 2012   #1

Wiindows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Need Fix to be Able to Edit User Roaming Folder as Administrator

I am using Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit. The other day, a software consultant was installing a new app on my laptop remotely (I'm doing a review of the software app being installed). However, no matter what we tried, the app could not write to the folder it created in my roaming folder or my local folder. I have this problem every now and then with an app I'm using and I get an error that I can't write to the roaming or local folder (under Users and AppData). I am the administrator (although my folders are under User as Rich). Almost everything else works fine. We tried installing several times as administrator (right clicking on the install file or the .MSI file and running as admin). Anybody have this problem and know how to fix it? If I'm administrator, it would seem that I should have write access all over my hard drive, especially under my User account, but that doesn't seem to be the case. Thanks!

P.S. If there is already a thread/answer on this, please let me know. I did try to run several searches here and in Google but couldn't find anything directly on point.

-Rich

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