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Windows 7: A Required Privilege Is Not Held By The Client

09 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
A Required Privilege Is Not Held By The Client

I am trying to copy a text file from my thumb drive the the root directory on my hard drive (c:\). When I try to do this I get the following message "Error 0x80070522 A Required Privilege Is Not Held By The Client". What do I need to do the overcome this condition.

Thank you.

Ken Burenga

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09 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1


Sounds like a permissions issue with the root folder of your hard drive. Any number of things could have caused this but here is a tutorial which should fix your problem...

Take Ownership Shortcut

"Taking ownership" will override the evident lack of permissions. Follow the tutorial carefully.

Also, please do not post your personal email on any thread in SF forums since it is against SF forums rules:
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