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Windows 7: Can't Create Folder in System32

25 Feb 2010   #1

Windows XP
 
 
Can't Create Folder in System32

I'm using Windows 7 7600, and I am a programmer. My problem is that Windows 7 doesnt allow me to create the Directory using any Application I program. Is there an alternate to it, say removing a registry key?

Thanks,
Nisheeth

P.S. Half of my Apps have stopped working this way.

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25 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

I bet if you turn off UAC you can gitrdone!

Just type user account control in the Start Menus "Search programs and files" bar, then move the slider all the way to the bottom.

Just remember to move it back when you are done.
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25 Feb 2010   #3

Windows XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darryl Licht View Post
I bet if you turn off UAC you can gitrdone!
Thanks but isnt their a more programmable way to go about it...I mean its after all protecting my PC....sorry if I sound like a douche....i was hoping to disable it then re-enable it once my operation is done...
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25 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

This is easy and worth a try, and yes you should reset when you are done.
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25 Feb 2010   #5
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

Try right clicking your program and "run as admin".
This should give your program required permissions...
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25 Feb 2010   #6

Windows XP
 
 

But then I will have to do this evrytime...I dont mind if its the only way...is it?

Thanks for your quick replies.
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25 Feb 2010   #7
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

there are 2 ways to do this:
  1. Turn off UAC
  2. Right click your file, go to compatibility tab and tick "Run this programm as Administrator"

I would advise second option, in this case it will always run as admin by default.
So you will not have to right click and "run as admin" it everytime.

Try it and report back.
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25 Feb 2010   #8

Windows XP
 
 

Right click your file, go to compatibility tab and tick "Run this programm as Administrator"
ain't working, it creates a Dir in Sys32 and its not.
Disabling UAC works, but is harmful....

I was hoping a simple registry solution but you guys have been a great help. Honors.
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25 Feb 2010   #9
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

hmm.. strange
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jav View Post
Try right clicking your program and "run as admin".
This should give your program required permissions...
Did this one worked first time?
just right clicking and "run as admin"?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Feb 2010   #10

Windows XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jav View Post
hmm.. strange
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jav View Post
Try right clicking your program and "run as admin".
This should give your program required permissions...
Did this one worked first time?
just right clicking and "run as admin"?
nah...only the second one..... although strange but it happened.
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