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Windows 7: No permission to save to a file

05 Nov 2009   #1
roving

Windows 8 Pro
 
 
No permission to save to a file

First, I assume that this is a 'setup' problem. While moving some files from my thumb drive to folders on my 7 PC I was greeted with something like "you don't have permission to save to that folder". I am the admin and the only user of this computer and I want to be able to do whatever I want with my files. What is the solution for this and where do I do it?Thnx.


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05 Nov 2009   #2
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

the easiest thing to do is disable UAC. but that is somewhat of a security risk

another thing to do is edit the security tab of a folder to give yourself access.
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05 Nov 2009   #3
roving

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

I'll give that try. How can I always sign on as Administrator?
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05 Nov 2009   #4
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

the first account you created is an administrator. But UAC takes away some of your privileges until you "elevate".
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05 Nov 2009   #5
roving

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

I just don't like to be protected by something I paid for even if it might be in my best interest at some point.
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05 Nov 2009   #6
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

I'm not judging.

I've mentioned that you can disable UAC, which would give you back admin privileges.
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05 Nov 2009   #7
roving

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Didn't mean to infer that you were. I really do appreciate your attention! But while you are reading this I'll add another question. In XP and Vista I made toolbars that resided along the right left and top margins and had them set to auto-hide, so my shortcuts were very easy to access, but out of the way when not needed. I've tried and failed to make them like that with 7. Am I missing something? Thanks
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05 Nov 2009   #8
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roving View Post
I've tried and failed to make them like that with 7. Am I missing something? Thanks
You are missing something. The feature. Because Microsoft removed it.
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05 Nov 2009   #9
roving

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Well piffle.
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