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Windows 7: Access Denied

22 Feb 2014   #1

Win 7 Home premium 32 bit
Access Denied

When I attempt to open Documents and settings, a screen says access denied. How can you get around this?

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22 Feb 2014   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nolen01 View Post
When I attempt to open Documents and settings, a screen says access denied. How can you get around this?
Hello Nolen,

Do not take ownership of this link.

The Documents and settings folder is a junction point, and not an actual folder. It's for backwards compatibility for older programs created only for older Windows.

The C:\Documents and Settings folder in older Windows (XP and older) has been replaced by the C:\Users and C:\ProgramData in Vista and newer.

See also: My Documents - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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