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Windows 7: Access denied, several folders

01 Sep 2013   #1

Win 7 x64
Access denied, several folders

Perhaps my memory is flawed, but it seems that only recently have I encountered a number of folders, in various locations (all on C:\ drive) that cannot be opened. An attempt to open the folder gives a message: Access Denied. There is a padlock attached to the folder icon.

C:\Documents and Settings
C:\Users\Default User
C:\Users\All Users

Perhaps this has been the case since I installed PS7 (years ago) and I am just now noticing it. Alternatively, is it possible that I have changed some setting inadvertently, and caused this condition?

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01 Sep 2013   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Sep 2013   #3

Win 7 x64

It is definitely normal for "documents and settings" to be unable to be opened, it's functionality had been taken by the "üsers" folder in Windows 7.
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