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Windows 7: Cant create new folders in program files folder

12 Apr 2009   #1
ollie007

vista
 
 
Cant create new folders in program files folder

whats tthis new restriction and how can i get around it....i am on my admin account initially installed with the OS


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12 Apr 2009   #2
Maka

Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7100 RC x86/Windows XP SP3 x86 (Dual Boot)
 
 

I've had no problems doing it.Maybe a little more info on which build you are running might help?
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12 Apr 2009   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Ollie,

I'm not sure exactly what problems you may be having doing this, but after you click on New and Folder, you will need to click on YES in the UAC prompt to approve it first. It should then create the New Folder for you waiting to be renamed.

If you do not see this, then see if this may be able to help. It is the same for Windows 7 as in Vista.

New Folder - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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12 Apr 2009   #4
johngalt

 

Perhaps this cannot be done with UAC disabled?
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