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Windows 7: Wont Let me download to C drive

28 Sep 2015   #11
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Did you have the UAC turned off in your last setup?


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28 Sep 2015   #12
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I have anyhting I download go to the downloads folder by default (the norm) then I either use and delete it or put it where I want.
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29 Sep 2015   #13
Pyprohly

Windows 10, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, OS X El Capitan
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by superjohn89 View Post
Wow you are correct... But the next question is why now? When I had the same setup before reinstalling win
Why were you able to write directly to the root of your C before your reinstall? There's no way we can tell for sure, but it's either one of three things...

Perhaps you were using the builtin Administrator account before. Or more likely, maybe you had UAC set to its lowest and switched off, as UsernameIssues has suggested. It's also possible that the permission settings on the root of your C was altered somehow, Superjohn.
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