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Windows 7: Unable to create the file "New Library.library.ms


16 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 X64
 
 
Unable to create the file "New Library.library.ms

Try to create new library.
Get "Unable to create the file "New Library.library.ms" Access is denied.

Found:
"Unable to create the file 'New Library.library-ms' File System error (16389)

The error 16389 (0x4005) is a trucation of a E_FAIL error (0x80004005)."

New library commands raise an error 16389 when "Prevent users from adding files to the root of their Users Files folder" policy is enabled | Microsoft Connect
"Unable to create the file 'New Library.library-ms' File System error (16389)

The error 16389 (0x4005) is a trucation of a E_FAIL error (0x80004005)."

http://connect.microsoft.com/Windows...icy-is-enabled

http://snipurl.com/uvm5h


Recently transferred files from C:\Users\Ray to E:\My Documents.--used MS move command, thought it would transfer references, apparently not.

What should I do to be able to create a new library?



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17 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Run "cmd". Type "SFC /scannow" (without quotes), hit enter.
Also check the event viewer for errors related to "16389".
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03 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I've got this exact issue on my parents' computer, but when I try to run that command, I get
Quote:
You must be an administrator running a console session in order to use the sfc utility.
How can I get around this?
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15 Oct 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I ran into this issue recently. Running "SFC /scannow" does nothing. In order to fix it, I had to manually reclaim ownership of my user's library folder. To do this, you need to navigate to:

/Users/<your username>/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/

Then right-click the "Libraries" folder, and choose Properties -> Security -> Advanced -> Owner -> Edit.

Now temporarily assign ownership of the folder to another user or group on your computer. The "Administrators" group will work just fine. Apply the changes and exit out of your properties box(es).

Finally, repeat the steps above, and this time assign yourself back as the owner of the folder. Apply the changes, and everything should be fix. Or at least, it was in my case.
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29 Jun 2012   #5

windows 7 64bit
 
 
easy fix

go to the library window area, right click the blank space to the right, click on the option for resetting the library, then the default library will be shown, the libraries for documents, music, pictures, videos are the default, you may now delete or add libraries after this...

New Library - Create
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24 Feb 2013   #6

Win7 Ultimate X32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ifixthelibrary View Post
go to the library window area, right click the blank space to the right, click on the option for resetting the library, then the default library will be shown, the libraries for documents, music, pictures, videos are the default, you may now delete or add libraries after this...
LOL. so simple. thanks. sometimes us IT want to go to extremes to fix something when the simplest explanation tends to be the right one
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16 Apr 2014   #7

Windows 8 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aroth View Post
to fix it, I had to manually reclaim ownership of my user's library folder. To do this, you need to navigate to:

/Users/<your username>/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/

Then right-click the &quot;Libraries&quot; folder, and choose Properties -> Security -> Advanced -> Owner -> Edit.
sadly, my library folder is missing....
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