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Windows 7: "may not have the appropriate permissions" issue

15 Dec 2014   #1
magill1986

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
"may not have the appropriate permissions" issue

Recently loaded free AVAST to laptop (basic gateway, 4 G, Windows 7 home premium 64 bit).

Tried to update flash player and get this message:
Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions ...

Tried it as admin, same message. Checked users permissions and have full access.

Wondered if connected to AVAST download, turned it off and same issue. Deleted it and same issue.

Had tried updating some other programs on this laptop and got the same message.


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15 Dec 2014   #2
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by magill1986 View Post
Recently loaded free AVAST to laptop (basic gateway, 4 G, Windows 7 home premium 64 bit).

Tried to update flash player and get this message:
Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions ...

Tried it as admin, same message. Checked users permissions and have full access.

Wondered if connected to AVAST download, turned it off and same issue. Deleted it and same issue.

Had tried updating some other programs on this laptop and got the same message.
The issue may be caused by an MS Update. If you have KB3004394, uninstall it and check the results.
See the following video for instructions on uninstalling;

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15 Dec 2014   #3
magill1986

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Nope, did not find that update in the list. Checked it twice, just like santa.
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