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Windows 7: How to allow a Program access to folder?

10 Apr 2009   #1

How to allow a Program access to folder?

How can i allow a program full access to a folder? I gave the link and the exe admin rights already

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10 Apr 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86

If you're running as admin, programs already have access to almost all folders. If you're not, run the program as admin. Right click the .exe or shortcut to it and the option is there.
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10 Apr 2009   #3


they have the rights !!
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10 Apr 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

If you gave the program admin level rights then there shouldnt be a problem.
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10 Apr 2009   #5

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

One thing that can cause this type of issue, is where the actual program is for some reason running as a special user.

If you check in the process manager as to what is the user name against the program and make sure that this users has full rights to the folder concerned.

It often happens with minor system utilities which end up running as the system account, and system does not have full access in a lot of user areas
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