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Windows 7: Files I know are there...but aren't there

18 Jan 2010   #1
MMACommentsCOM

windos 7
 
 
Files I know are there...but aren't there

I have a program where it makes files but the files are not being shown in the folder. I know for a fact that they are being made in the folder but they are missing and have a lock icon over the actual icon.


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18 Jan 2010   #2
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

Try running this program as the administrator then making the folders.
BTW, what program is it anyway?
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18 Jan 2010   #3
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Make sure you can see them...

Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide
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18 Jan 2010   #4
MMACommentsCOM

windos 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by redsoxm16 View Post
Make sure you can see them...

Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide
I've tried that but it doesn't matter.


[QUOTE=Lil' Domii] Try running this program as the administrator then making the folders.
BTW, what program is it anyway? [QUOTE]

It's an article writer. How do I run it as an admin??
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18 Jan 2010   #5
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote:
It's an article writer. How do I run it as an admin??

Run as Administrator
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18 Jan 2010   #6
MMACommentsCOM

windos 7
 
 

Ok I'm doing it and it works. It's a pain in my ass though. Is there a way to make my "user" the admin so if this happen with a new program, it wont???
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18 Jan 2010   #7
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MMACommentsCOM View Post
Ok I'm doing it and it works. It's a pain in my ass though. Is there a way to make my "user" the admin so if this happen with a new program, it wont???
Maybe this?

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
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18 Jan 2010   #8
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MMACommentsCOM View Post
Ok I'm doing it and it works. It's a pain in my ass though. Is there a way to make my "user" the admin so if this happen with a new program, it wont???
There is a way to just open it without pressing 'Run as admin' all the time ~
Type in the name of the program in the start search menu, right click it and press 'Copy'. Right click on the desktop, and select 'Paste as shortcut'.
Right click the shortcut on the desktop, and select properties.
Go to the 'Compatibility' tab.
Near the bottom, check 'Run this program as 'administrator'. Now just drag and drop this shortcut onto the taskbar.

It might still be a pain in the a** doing this every time for every new program but it does stop the frustration of right clicking all the time
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