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Windows 7: How to allow a Program access to folder?

10 Apr 2009   #1
ollie007

vista
 
 
How to allow a Program access to folder?

How can i allow a program full access to a folder? I gave the link and the exe admin rights already


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10 Apr 2009   #2
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

If you're running as admin, programs already have access to almost all folders. If you're not, run the program as admin. Right click the .exe or shortcut to it and the option is there.
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10 Apr 2009   #3
ollie007

vista
 
 

they have the rights !!
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10 Apr 2009   #4
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

If you gave the program admin level rights then there shouldnt be a problem.
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10 Apr 2009   #5
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x2 + Windows 10, Ubuntu
 
 

One thing that can cause this type of issue, is where the actual program is for some reason running as a special user.

If you check in the process manager as to what is the user name against the program and make sure that this users has full rights to the folder concerned.

It often happens with minor system utilities which end up running as the system account, and system does not have full access in a lot of user areas
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