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Windows 7: You don't have permission to access this folder

27 Feb 2015   #1
dcfc79

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
You don't have permission to access this folder

Hi everyone, I have an old hard drive that has firefox and with boomarks etc. Id like to import these bookmarks etc into a new installation of firefox. The problem I have is I get the You don't have permission to access this folder.

I believe I am accessing the right folder which is under documents and settings.

Thank's for any help


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27 Feb 2015   #2
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

FF has its folders in two places:
users [user] appdata local mozilla...
users [user] appdata roaming mozilla...
Which folder can't be accessed? Normally, the above two folders are no trouble to access.
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27 Feb 2015   #3
dcfc79

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Ok if I go into docs and settings there are 2 folders, 1 All users and 2 my name, the second folder is what I am trying to access. I believe Im trying to access the right folder.
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27 Feb 2015   #4
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

There are some folders in that area that only the Trusted Installer can access. That is normal. Exactly what is the name of the folder you're trying to invade? And, did you try the two folders paths I gave for Firefox? Mozilla Thunderbird does the same thing, except its end folders are Thunderbird.
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