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Windows 7: "Windows cannot access the specific device, path or file".

29 Jan 2017   #1
doubledenham

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
"Windows cannot access the specific device, path or file".

I'm hoping someone can help me out - I am trying to download a game but each time I do, my PC says "Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." and deletes the file right as it finished downloading. I have admin rights on my PC and I just can't figure out what the problem is.
I have tried saving the file in a different folder and have followed all the steps on here without any success.

I just want to relive being a kid and play Rollercoaster Tycoon until 3am in the morning again and forget I am an adult

Thank you!


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31 Jan 2017   #2
DonnaB

Win7 64-bit, Vista 32-bit, XP 32-bit, W2K 32-bit (VM)
 
 

Hi doubledenham,

Welcome to SevenForums!

Since all the common fixes did not work, have a look at the minimum requirements for that game found here to ensure your system meets those requirements. Your requirements would be the ones in the left hand column if your system is 32-bit.

I see it also needs 10GB of HDD space! I think I would try to download it to an external HDD and play it from there.

Not sure this is much help...

Good luck!
Donna
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