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Windows 7: Can't save to c:\root anymore


31 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Can't save to c:\root anymore

Without any apparent reason I'm not allowed to drop files in the root anymore.
Checked:
- yes I am the aministrator (I'm the only one here)
- drive is fully shared within my little network (PC - Notebook - Netbook)
WLAN and LAN working fine: through LAN cable to the router/dsl modem, through WLAN to the portables.
Anyone?
Thanks, Barend

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31 Jul 2010   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Check the permissions.
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01 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Yes of course I did all that!
Anyone else with a meaningful idea?
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01 Aug 2010   #4

WinXP / Win 7 / Win 8.1 64bit Dual Boot
 
 

There used to be a limit on the number of files that could be contained in a ROOT Directory. Don't remember exactly which OS's.
I'm not sure that applies today but you might want to pursue that route.
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01 Aug 2010   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

How bout....not putting files in the root of C:?
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01 Aug 2010   #6

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

I strongly agree with Logicearth.

Avoid at all costs putting files & folders into the root directory.
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