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Solved: windows cannot specify file path.... permissions....

Q: Solved: windows cannot specify file path.... permissions....

Like many others i have the problem of the whole "windows cannot specify path or file..... may not have appropriate permissions" error happening...

i run WIn 7 have tried all other basic solutions & nothing is working... so here is the HIJACK results

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:11:17 PM, on 11/20/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16736)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\ComUpdatus.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastui.exe
C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series\Bin\ScanToPCActivationApp.exe
C:\Windows\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series\Bin\HPNetworkCommunicatorCom.exe
C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series\Bin\HPNetworkCommunicator.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_9_900_152.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_9_900_152.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896" target="_blank" class="wLink">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896" target="_blank" class="wLink">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141" target="_blank" class="wLink">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In SSV Helper - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: avast! Online Security - {8E5E2654-AD2D-48bf-AC2D-D17F00898D06} - C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswWebRepIE.dll
O2 - BHO: Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - c:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
O2 - BHO: Advanced SystemCare Browser Protection - {BA0C978D-D909-49B6-AFE2-8BDE245DC7E6} - C:\PROGRA~1\IObit\ADVANC~1\BROWER~1\ASCPLU~1.DLL
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - (no file)
O3 - Toolbar: avast! Online Security - {8E5E2654-AD2D-48bf-AC2D-D17F00898D06} - C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswWebRepIE.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MaxMenuMgr] "C:\Program Files\Seagate\SeagateManager\FreeAgent Status\StxMenuMgr.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Logitech Download Assistant] C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe C:\Windows\System32\LogiLDA.dll,LogiFetch
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AvastUI.exe] "C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe" /nogui
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Advanced SystemCare 6] "C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCTray.exe" /AutoStart
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Steam] "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Sidebar] C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe /autoRun
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series (NET)] "C:\Program Files\HP\HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series\Bin\ScanToPCActivationApp.exe" -deviceID "CN28P6CJY305PJ:NW" -scfn "HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series (NET)" -AutoStart 1
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ooVoo.exe] C:\Program Files\ooVoo\oovoo.exe /minimized
O4 - Startup: Monitor Ink Alerts - HP Deskjet 3050A J611 series (Network).lnk = ?
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\wlidnsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\wlidnsp.dll
O11 - Options group: [ACCELERATED_GRAPHICS] Accelerated graphics
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.clonewarsadventures.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.freerealms.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.soe.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.sony.com
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{29154142-A92E-4D1F-B539-7C987D13A9AD}: NameServer = 192.168.1.1
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\..\{29154142-A92E-4D1F-B539-7C987D13A9AD}: NameServer = 192.168.1.1
O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\..\{29154142-A92E-4D1F-B539-7C987D13A9AD}: NameServer = 192.168.1.1
O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
O23 - Service: Adobe Acrobat Update Service (AdobeARMservice) - Adobe Systems Incorporated - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\armsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Adobe Flash Player Update Service (AdobeFlashPlayerUpdateSvc) - Adobe Systems Incorporated - C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe
O23 - Service: Advanced SystemCare Service 6 (AdvancedSystemCareService6) - IObit - C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 6\ASCService.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - AVAST Software - C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Firewall - AVAST Software - C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\afwServ.exe
O23 - Service: Seagate Service (FreeAgentGoNext Service) - Seagate Technology LLC - C:\Program Files\Seagate\SeagateManager\Sync\FreeAgentService.exe
O23 - Service: Mozilla Maintenance Service (MozillaMaintenance) - Mozilla Foundation - C:\Program Files\Mozilla Maintenance Service\maintenanceservice.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (nvsvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Update Service Daemon (nvUpdatusService) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NVIDIA Update Core\daemonu.exe
O23 - Service: Reimage Real Time Protection (ReimageRealTimeProtection) - Reimage® - C:\Program Files\Reimage\Reimage Repair\ReiGuard.exe
O23 - Service: Skype Updater (SkypeUpdate) - Skype Technologies - C:\Program Files\Skype\Updater\Updater.exe
O23 - Service: Steam Client Service - Valve Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Steam\SteamService.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Stereoscopic 3D Driver Service (Stereo Service) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe
O23 - Service: UMVPFSrv - Logitech Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\logishrd\LVMVFM\UMVPFSrv.exe

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End of file - 6870 bytes
please help! ( i am also only user on comp & yes have disabled the UAC for now

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Preferred Solution: Solved: windows cannot specify file path.... permissions....

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It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

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Hello,

I have a Acer M1610 running windows vista 32 Bit and I downloaded the trial version of AVG Internet Security 2013. I have bought a license number and when I tried to enter it on the administrator account I received the following message.

C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2013\avgcfgex.exe
Windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.
Access is denied.

Can anyone please help me fix this so I can enter the new license code.Any answers would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.

A:AVG 2013-Windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

I'd try downloading/installing it again...your package may be damaged.

Louis

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Whenever I try to open a PDF file, I get the message that there is a problem with my Adobe Acrobat Reader. After clicking OK, I keep getting this message:

Windows cannot access the specific device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

which is under the heading of:

C:\Documents and Settings\Alfio\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\5JII7HDM?

The letters & numbers at the end (after "Content.IE5\" are not always the same.

I've installed and uninstalled the newest version of Acrobat, but still get the same result.

Someone suggested using a different program instead of Adobe's, which I will probably do, but I'm more concerned with the idea that the problem is related to my registry.

I also cannot download the Adobe Flash Player, so maybe it is just an issue with Adobe programs on my computer, but this only started happening after I had to get rid of some viruses on my computer. Everything else seems to be fine, with no more virus problems, but I don't know how to go about dealing with this permission issue.

Thank you.

Alfio

A:Windows Cannot Access The Specific Device, Path, Or File. You May Not Have The Appropriate Permissions To Access The Item.

Hi there phegmmaster! Welcome to BC! Try this, go to Kelly's Corner ( http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm ) and download #12 on the left side ("EXE (lnk and regfile) Fix for Windows XP"). It's a .reg file. Save it to your desktop then double click on it to merge it into your registry. Then reboot.Let us know the outcome!

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When trying to access my adobe files after an update it says to me, "windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item I am having the same problem". I have spend 2 hrs with
adobe and it is a windows permission error not and adobe error. I can install Adobe pro but I am not paying $300.00 for software that I had before and windows 10 update.

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Hi,

I get the error message when I try to run IE.

I tried to gather the info but the malware is blocking me from saving the log file.

Please see the Win32kDiag.txt file I created.

I am running Vista Home
Thanks for you help
Rob

A:Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

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I turned on my computer the other day and "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." on anything I try to open. I cannot open any Windows Explorer window or file. I am able to open something if I right click, click run as and login with my user. If I try to go to Control Panel, explorer.exe closes and re-opens for no apparent reason.

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Hi,Ok, for the past few days my system has been giving me grief. I made the mistake of clicking on a file uploaded to RapidShare and after downloading it, the file disappeared in the blink of an eye (I kid you not). So I downloaded it again and clicked on the file through the download manager and it disappeared again. Weird. I also noticed when the computer is just idle (when I'm not using it) the IE browser would pop up on it's own with two windows of ads. Now, IE is on my system but I don't use it - I am a faithful Firefox user at the moment. Anyway, I strongly believe that RapidShare file is the problem. But it could be something else I guess. Come to think about it, it might be something else because I also clicked on a four JPG images from an email a client of mine sent me (I think by mistake though) and the image wouldn't open either for some strange reason. I've never had a problem opening up JPG files before.I have also downloaded and installed Spybot, Spywareblaster, and TrendMicro software. SpywareBlaster is actually working. But the other two I get the message when attempting to open them: Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item. Search & destroy\spybotsd. What they heck does that mean? Furthermore, I turned on my Windows Firewall some minutes ago. I use Windows XP SVPack 3.Moreover, I have done everything outlined on the "Preparation Guide for use before posting about your poten... Read more

A:Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item. Sea...

Your topic has been moved to the Am I Infected forum so we can assist you in producing a log for the HiJack This forum. ~ OB

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Hello experts! I get the following message when I click on my internet explorer:

windows cannot access the specified device path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access them.

I am the adminstrator on my machine, which runs on XP. I have tried the following:

1. installing IE8 - did not work.
2. uninstalling my AV software (McAfee) - made no difference, now I can't re-install it.

I am fairly certain there is a virus(trojan) lurking about, especially because I am re-directed to websites other than the ones I click on; my System Information is empty; and random sites pop-up when I am on the internet.

Right now, I have accessed the internet by using iexplore.exe on my flash drive.

Thanks!

A:windows cannot access the specified device path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access them.

It sounds like you have a rootkit infectionPlease download Win32kDiag.exe by AD and save it to your desktop.alternate download 1alternate download 2This tool will create a diagnostic report for me to review.Double-click on Win32kDiag.exe to run and let it finish. When it states Finished! Press any key to exit..., press any key on your keyboard to close the program. A file called Win32kDiag.txt should be created on your Desktop.Open that file in Notepad and copy/paste the entire contents (from Starting up... to Finished! Press any key to exit...) in your next reply.

--------------------------------------Go to > Run..., then copy and paste this command into the open box: cmdClick OK.At the command prompt C:\>, copy and paste the following command and press Enter:DIR /a/s %windir%\scecli.dll %windir%\netlogon.dll %windir%\eventlog.dll >Log.txt & START notepad Log.txtA file called log.txt should be created on your Desktop.Open that file and copy/paste the contents in your next reply.

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Hi Experts

I cannot access the internet using the menu. The above message appears when I try. I am able to get online by putting iexplore.exe on my desktop.

I have tried to follow the instructions on the preparation guide. Unfortunately, no logs appear with either the DDS or RootRepeal. I cannot deleted the RootRepeal file: "Access is Denied"

The only information I have is from the following 2 log files:

Running from: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\Win32kDiag.exe

Log file at : C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\Win32kDiag.txt

WARNING: Could not get backup privileges!

Searching 'C:\WINDOWS'...

Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\addins\addins

Mount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^

Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\assembly\temp\temp

Mount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^

Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\assembly\tmp\tmp

Mount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^

Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\Config\Config

Mount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^

Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\Connection Wizard\Connection Wizard

Mount point destination : \Device\__max++>\^

Found mount point : C:\WINDOWS\ime\chsime\applets\applets

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Hello, I_hate_trojans!.My name is aommaster and I will be helping you with your log.I apologize for the delay in response we get overwhelmed at times but we are trying our best to keep up.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, I would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following below so I can have a look at the current condition of your machine.ThanksPlease note that I am in the process of my training so it may take a while for me to get back to you, as each of my fixes need to be checked by a coach first.I see that you're having trouble running executables. Let's try RSIT:We need to run RSITDownload random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)In your next reply, please include the following:Log.txtinfo.txt

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HiThis is with regards to the closed topic http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/top...ml#entry1535293.Very sorry for not replying earlier. Its just getting worse. I cannot access the internet at all. I have borrowed a friend's laptop for the duration.To run RSIT I have copied the program onto my flash drive and run from there...I cannot move the program to the desktop. But it hangs. It says Running HijackThis and the progress bar is stuck at the same level for the past hour! Is this normal? Please could you help?Many thanks!

A:Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access them

Hello I_hate_trojans!,This infection is preventing almost every tool to be run. Please try to follow the steps below carefully and in the order given! If you encounter problems, just let me know, thats what I am here for First of all, download the following files and put them on a flash drive:Win32kdiagCombofixJunction.zipWith malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have the Windows Recovery Console pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal.The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery (repair) mode. This allows us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It is a simple procedure that will only take a few moments of your time.Go to Microsoft's website => http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310994Scroll down to Step 1, and select the download that's appropriate for your Operating System. Download the file & save it as it's originally named. Note: If you have SP3, use the SP2 package.---------------------------------------------------------------------You should now have a flash drive with win32kdiag.exe, junction.zip, combofix.exe and the MS Recovery Console installer package--------------------------------------------------------------------Now plug the flash drive in your infected computer and proceed with the steps below.COMBOFIX---------------Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right clic... Read more

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Windows vista enterprise edition on start up shows an error rundll32.exe,
error message saying "windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item

A:Rundll32.exe error on startup error message saying "windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item

Hi,
Please click start, type msconfig and press Enter.
Under the startup tab, find the item reads like RUNDLL32.EXE, c:\windows\system32\xxx.dll and uncheck it.
Save the change and restart.
Or you can modify the registry by loading registry editor.
Navigate to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Deleted the RUNDLL32.EXE, c:\windows\system32\xxx.dll
Regards,Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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Greetings!

Using Windows 7 Pro on my Dell Laptop (9mos. new).

When trying to run install files or open some shortcuts (Movavi)
I get the error {shown in the attached screenshot} that says:

"Windows cannot access the specified device,path or file. You may not have
the appropriate permissions to access the item."

Not sure how to fix this as I have never seen this one before.
Any help appreciated.

Thanks

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Hi, whenever I try to run a .exe I get the following error:


Quote:




windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. you may not have the appropirate permissions to access the item.




I am running Windows Vista SP1 and I am the Administrator with full access. It's not the file because it's happened a lot of times now with stand alone .exe files, is there any solution for this ?

Thanks in advance

- Lee

A:[SOLVED] windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. you may not have t

bump.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5600+, x86 Family 15 Model 67 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 61439 MB, Free - 28407 MB; F: Total - 953835 MB, Free - 918671 MB; G: Total - 1907695 MB, Free - 1327782 MB; H: Total - 1907695 MB, Free - 1327782 MB; L: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 635200 MB; M: Total - 715402 MB, Free - 364367 MB; P: Total - 243802 MB, Free - 98729 MB; S: Total - 1907057 MB, Free - 1043613 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc, 0UW457
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

When I click on the exe file in a newly installed game I get the above error message. I can play other games just fine.
Thanks, Debbie
 

A:Solved: Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have t

Hi Debbie - has this been solved or was it a slip of the finger to push the solved button?
Let us know either way.
 

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i am getting a "WINDOWS CANNOT ACCESS THE SPECIFIED DEVICE, PATH, OR FILE. YOU MAY NOT HAVE THE APPROPRIATE PERMISSIONS TO ACCESS THE ITEM." i think it has something to do with
rundll32.exe because at the top it has C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe
and on google they usually just say to change permissions on the folder but my problem is it comes up a lot on my computer for example i open the START MENU and right click on COMPUTER and press SECURITY CENTER and the error comes up i am thinking i need to repair rundll32.exe somehow?

also if rundll32.exe isn't the problem i'm thinking of two other possible ways like i go into the START MENU again and into COMPUTER (no right click) and then right click on C: drive and press PROPERTIES and then go into the SECURITY tab and i saw that "full control" had been changed off and a few of the other ones and when i changed it and pressed apply it came up with about 3 errors when it was changing the permissions of all the folders

the third way is when i downloaded Sysinfo so i can post on this easier it told me my Avg virus protection is disabled.. i cannot reenable it because when i try to the error "WINDOWS CANNOT ACCESS THE SPECIFIED DEVICE, PATH, OR FILE. YOU MAY NOT HAVE THE APPROPRIATE PERMISSIONS TO ACCESS THE ITEM." comes up i am thinking something is really messed up because my mouse (on the actual computer keyboard) stops working now and then...

i am the admin i am on vista home premium s... Read more

A:Solved: Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file.

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Hey guys!

Everytime I download a .exe, this problem keeps coming up.
http://i.imgur.com/AGnAC.jpg

Things I have tried :
-Running in safe mode w/ and w/o networking, they both work, but I can't play any games or anything on them so I need a real fix
-Scanning with malwarebytes (both full and quick scan, both with and without safe mode), it did pick some things up but I cleaned them and it still didn't fix my problem
-I am administrator
-Creating a new account
-I don't know how to disable avast! completely, so I just disable all the shields and get rid of as many processes as I can. I also disable Comodo firewall.
-Resetting all the permissions, didn't work but deleted one of my accounts :O. The data is still there though
-I can't do system restore because this problem came up around august of last year. Only happened with one or two programs, but all of a sudden started happening with every .exe.
-I think it's a virus, i'm not sure. I know its not a "real" permissions issue because it works in safe mode.

I've been pulling my hair out for 2 weeks on this issue, PLEASE help!

here's a hijack this report:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:30:22 PM, on 3/27/2012
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
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so i installed win 7 64bit and when i logged on for the very first time, i cant open my computer, control panel, access display settings, etc. everytime i click something, it gives me this error
"Windows cannot access the specified Device, Path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access this item".

please help, Thanks.

A:[SOLVED] &quot;Windows cannot access the specified Device, Path, or file. ON ALMOST EVERY

Nvm fixed, i made another account in safemode and then deleted the original and it all works now. please remove the thread.

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Im in the process of trying to setup a home network. Computer A and Computer B are in the same workgroup. Username/password are the same.

Computer A = Windows XP sp3
Computer B = Windows 7 sp1

The two computers can communicate on the network. Can ping back and fourth with ip and computername. Computer B can access from what I can tell the whole C:/ drive from computer A. Doesnt ask for a password or anything like that. Just works the way it should.

However, I cant figure out how to share the C:\ drive from Computer B with Computer A.
Computer B
Click on C: >> Properties >> Sharing
And this is what i see on the sharing tab
It looks like its shared cause i see the \\inteli5\c. But when i go onto the other computer I cant access it.

This picture doesnt seem to want to work. But that link is the screen that comes up when i try to access the C:\ from the opposite computer

Been messing around with it for a couple hours and I'm getting frustrated. My apologys if i missed a Thread that already covered this. Anyhelp would be appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Windows 7 file sharing permissions

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Hello.
Now, i have had a recent account on these forums but i could not remember the details. So please don't show little respect due to my low post count, or, 'inactivity'.

I've just upgraded from Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit to Windows 7 equivalent. So far i'm liking it, but, when i attempt to run World of Warcraft (again, please don't show disrespect) i get the error mentioned in the topic title, and displayed in the screenshot below.


I've researched for a while now, but can't seem to find a Windows 7 fix. I'm thinking it's on the registry side of things, but i could be something to do with permissions aswell. My UAC is disabled, and i have rebooted my system to confirm that.

So, please, anybody want to give me some support? Thanks.

PS - If the image didn't turn up, the link is
Code:
http://i33.tinypic.com/2uyr685.jpg

A:[SOLVED] Windows 7 - Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file.

From what I can read about this it seems that reinstalling the program in another folder other than C:\ Program Files may resolve this issue.

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During a TrendMicro virus scan, it found an archive that was infected. A quick check of the archive (Which I'd grabbed months before, but never ran) showed it was actually an application, so I went to shift+del the file (No sense dumping a virus into the recycle bin), and poof it's gone.

Then I went to delete the folder it was in, but... it wouldn't let me. Told me I didn't have the permissions to do so. A quick check of the folder's contents revealed the virus/app was back, as if it had never been deleted.

If I try doing a regular delete, it tells me Destination Folder Access Denied.

So I started poking around the file's security properties.
"Unable to display current owner."

I tried changing the owner, but it wouldn't let me do that.
I downloaded Unlocker, right-clicked on the file and unlocked it, but nothing seemed to happen, and same results when I try to delete it.

I'm running Vista 32-bit, not connected to a local network (Just one computer), and I'd really like to delete this virus/app off my machine. TrendMicro was unable to get rid of it, and I can't seem to get rid of it either.
 

A:Solved: Cannot delete file / No Permissions - Unable to display current owner of file

Ha, nevermind. Unlocker just took an enormous amount of time in actually starting up, and turns out the virus scanner had a process linked to the file. So, problem solved. Nothing to see here.
 

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Hey,
I dont know if my prob is with XP,IE7 or a virus,so i didnt no were to put it but any way.I cant download files from the internet,I try to download a file and it gets as far as letting me pick run or save as but when i pick either run or save as it says "Windows cannot accesss the specified drive,path or file.You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item" and the message bar (top bit) says "C:\Documents and settings\owner\local setting\temporary internet files\content.IE5\ZBTELH.....".This happens with every file with its .exe,.torrent,.jpg etc.....I scanned with adaware and found 9 objects that were tracking cookies i dunno if that may have something to do with it and then ran avg free and it didnt find anything,i was hoping to run hijack this but i uninstalled it (stupidly) and i cant download files.Also IE7 wont let me delete history when you click delete browsing history and click on delete all it just closes and the pop up telling you progress just appear and the history stays.Ive tried searching the internet but i cant find a problum like this.Is it my settings or a virus or what?

heres some more infor in case it might help:
Running IE7
Windows XP with all sp's
Zone Alarm Security suite
Avg Free Edition
Adaware

Hope someone can help me
Thanks
Cian

A:Cannot Download file, Windows cannot access the specified drive path or file

I am currently having the same problem on my Dell Dimension 2400 Desktop. Anytime I try and run a program I get the message "Windows cannot access the specified drive, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item."

Even when I try to shut down or restart it says "You do not have permission to shut down the computer"

I can only run programs by going into Task Manager -> New Task (Run) -> and searching for the program itself.

Please Please help me!!!

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I am currently having the same problem on my Dell Dimension 2400 Desktop. Anytime I try and run a program I get the message "Windows cannot access the specified drive, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item."

Even when I try to shut down or restart it says "You do not have permission to shut down the computer"

I can only run programs by going into Task Manager -> New Task (Run) -> and searching for the program itself.

Please Please help me!!!

A:Cannot Download file, Windows cannot access the specified drive path or file

From past experiences, this sounds like this is caused by malware.

To get Expert Help with malware removal:

I recommend that you read this article… ( Simply, click on the links to be re-directed.)

"Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First steps;

IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

Please follow the instructions very carefully; then, post all the requested logs and information; as instructed, in the HiJackThis Log Help Forum.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...this-log-help/

Please ensure that you create a new thread in the HiJackThis Log Help Forum; not back here in this one.

IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help

When carrying out The 5 Steps,

If you cannot complete any of them for whatever reason, just continue on with the next one until they are all completed.

However, it is extremely important to make mention of the fact that you could not complete any of the steps in your post to HiJackThis Log Help Forum.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...this-log-help/

Where an Analyst will assist you with other workarounds.

Once done, please be patient, as the Security Team Analysts are usually very busy; one of them will answer your request as soon as they can.

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Anytime I try and run a program I get the message "Windows cannot access the specified drive, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item."

Even when I try to shut down or restart it says "You do not have permission to shut down the computer"

I can only run programs by going into Task Manager -> New Task (Run) -> and searching for the program itself.

Please Please help me!!!

I have pasted the RSIT Log.exe file below AND have attached the GMER and INFO files as well


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R
Logfile of random's system information tool 1.04 (written by random/random)
Run by Michael Farese at 2008-11-10 14:12:03
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3
System drive C: has 58 GB (76%) free of 76 GB
Total RAM: 510 MB (29% free)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:12:16 PM, on 11/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Unable to get Internet Explorer version!
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
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A:[SOLVED] Error: &quot;Windows cannot access the specified drive path or file&quot;

Quote:




Please note that all instructions given are customised for this computer only, the tools used may cause damage if used on a computer with different infections.

If you think you have similar problems, please post a log in the HJT forum and wait for help.





Hello and welcome to the forums

My name is Katana and I will be helping you to remove any infection(s) that you may have.

Please observe these rules while we work: Please Read All Instructions Carefully
If you don't understand something, stop and ask! Don't keep going on.
Please do not run any other tools or scans whilst I am helping you
Please continue to respond until I give you the "All Clear"
(Just because you can't see a problem doesn't mean it isn't there)
If you can do those few things, everything should go smoothly

Please Note, your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use.
Be assured, any links I give are safe
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Step 1
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware to your desktop.
Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select ... Read more

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Hello!
I need to be able to give permissions back to the users to edit the registry which has been disable by GPO.
I am trying this:

set KEY="HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment"
Icacls %KEY% /t /c /grant:r "USERS":f

I get: "The system cannot find the path specified"

When I try regini.exe

I get:
Error: Registry editing has been disable by your administrator

I am running cmd.exe as Administrator from a user on the Administrators group.

Does anyone has a suggestion? I have been trying to find a solution for many days but nothing on the web seems to work...

Thanks in advance!

A:How to modify permissions registry path

If you are the administrator, then you can just use the Group Policy Editor to give the users such rights, although no Admin in his right mind would normally give users registry editing rights. The disaster potential is just too great.

If you are not the administrator, then there is no way to give such rights.

Regards....Mike Connor

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I realize there are many posts on this issue. When I click a Word 2007 document in Windows Explorer, I get the message "Windows cannot open the file (path\name) make sure...etc." Word opens but file does not. With Word open, clicking brings up another instance of Word (without file) and same error. Same as other posts on this issue. Issue does not occur with any other files (Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Acrobat, etc.) Happens with only Word extensions (docx, etc.) If I open Word and open the file from inside Word, all is fine.

I tried saving documents in different Word extensions, saving to different locations, but still get the error--only when opening directly from Explorer or Desktop. I have repaired Office 2007 (Ultimate Version), uninstalled Word, reinstalled Word; tried the registry fix posted here and MS site (removing Data reg entry under Word). Used tool posted here to unassociate/reassociate .docs with Word. I reimaged my hard drive using an image from two weeks ago, but apparently it started before that, because I still get the same error. I reset my index and waited for it to regenerate. I'm sure there might be other solutions I've tried, but these are the ones that come to mind.

It is a three-week-old Dell 1545 laptop, 64-bit Vista. Not impossible to live with, but has me stumped. According to all the posts in networld and here, fairly common problem that seems to have no single solution.

If anyone knows of new tips, I'd sure appreciate it.

A:Windows cannot find file path\file name when opening from Windows Explorer

Error is "cannot find (path\name)...before someone yells. Also, thorough scan for malicious software, trojans, etc. Do not have BSPlayer, whatever that is. Also, if I search for the document in the menu, I can't open it from there either.

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I've come into contact with Mandriva Linux. I know of a concept called standard permissions, that it provides. It's pretty convienient. I don't exactly know how it really works under the hood or anything, and I don't need to know exactly how it works right now either, even though it's probably available.

What I want to do, in effect, is create a feature pretty close to equivelant of this feature, only for Windows XP. I want to set standard permissions using a batch file. Whenever this batch file is run as administrator it can enforce the permissions. What are these permissions it enforces? Well, what I want is for these permissions to be gotten from a text file. The syntax in no way resembles the syntax of the Linux file I'm describing.

Basically the syntax is this:
PATH <TAB> MODE <TAB> USER1,USER2,... <TAB> PERM
PATH <TAB> MODE <TAB> USER1,USER2,... <TAB> PERM
...
The path is the path to a file or folder in exact syntax. The mode is one of the switches that can be given for XCACLS in the Windows Resource Kit thingy. This can be replace, edit, etc. The users are the user or group to add/replace/remove/etc, and there is a comma allowed so more than one user or group is allowed to be specified. The permissions are the permissions that you can specify in the utillity.

So the first thing the script needs to do, is call some program that safely detects whether or not the filesystem is NTFS or not. If the sys... Read more

A:Get ACL permissions from a text file enforced by a batch file in Windows XP

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hi

I was wondering if anyone knows the file path ( if there is one) that would let you open the recycle bin via task manager (new task run....) under win2k pro?

I just had a call from a friend who, after installing google tool bar (by "mistake" )
then used the search function and removed all of the files by hand

The end result was that the pc hung, and when she restarted explorer.exe does not start,
(therefore no desktop, start menu etc) task manager does however function and i have managed to get her to open programs that way

As she deleted the files to the recycle bin i was wondering if there is a way to restore them by opening the recycle bin threw task manager? if there is then presumably i would need to give her the file path, and was wondering :-
A/ if it is possible to do this &
B/ (if it is) if any kind person knows the file path to the recycle bin .exe ?

I realize that this might not be possible and it might seem a lot more involved than simply poping in the win2k CD and doing a repair on the OS, but having done this with her before i know it will mean spelling out every action.

thanks
 

A:Solved: what is the file path for the recycle bin?

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I have recently had my hard drive reformatted and Windows XP Home reinstalled.
The Letterman Stationery Copy File Path I had installed was no longer available so I downloaded the Copy File Path "Traditional" to my Desktop and following the instructions, saved the .EXE file to the C:\Windows folder and merged the .reg key to the registry.
When I right click a file and click Copy File Path I get the "Open with" dialogue and from that point I'm at a loss.
This programme saves me a lot of work and I would like someone to help me restore it.
Ken

System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition. Version 2002 Service Pack 3.
Pentium 4 CPU 280GHz
1.96 of Ram
 

A:Solved: Copy File Path

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Im on Windows 7 64 Bit. I need to know how to display the full path of a selected file inside my computer. I need to copy the path in order to paste it into one of my software tool functions to create a macro. Ive been trying to figure this out for the last hr. Where do you turn the view of the path on?

thanks

A:[SOLVED] How to turn on file path name

Clicking in the address bar of Windows Explorer will show you the path.

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i just installed XP Professional SP1, and i noticed that the file directory is "C:Windows", not "C:\Winnt", i couldve sworn i seen xp systems that say c:\winnt, like w2k? any ideas?, or is it me?
 

A:Solved: XP Professional file path...

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I am attempting to save an OUTLOOK.pst file that is located on
My wife’s laptop. An odd problem is occurring,,,
If I do a search for “outlook.pst”, the search finds it and
Shows that it resides at
C:\Documents and Settings\Gal\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

When I attempt to follow the path using Windows Explorer I go to the C: drive,
Navigate to Documents and Settings, then Gal, then …no “local settings” folder
is shown.
I have made sure that in the search, all hidden folders are shown, but there is no
“local settings” folder, so I cannot continue on to the ApplicationData\Microsoft\Outlook.pst location.
Any ideas as to what this is? I’m perplexed.
I can just search for the file and save it to a external drive, but the software I use
for backing up requires one to search out the path and insert it into a file that it uses to
save the file. I can’t key in the path, since it does not allow that, it must select it from
the path. Phwew. I hope this is clear and I haven’t muddied up the waters by over explaining.
 

A:Solved: Weird happenings in file path

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I have a an application that creates and runs a batch file for an ftp process. I have the download set to the absolute path of the app. When I attempt to run this app in debug, the batch file fails because of the whitespace in the download path.

Any advice is appreciated. I am still in the process of scouring the web for an answer. Code follows:

Code:
try
{
DirInfo = new DirectoryInfo("BatchFiles/");
if (!DirInfo.Exists)
DirInfo.Create();
BatFile = new FileInfo(DirInfo.FullName + "BatFile.bat");
TextFile = new FileInfo(DirInfo.FullName + "BatFile");
TrackerBat = new FileInfo(DirInfo.FullName + "TrackerBat.bat");
}
catch (Exception error)

Code:
using (StreamWriter sw = TextFile.CreateText())
{
sw.WriteLine("open " + ftpIpAddress);
sw.WriteLine("user");
sw.WriteLine(ftpLogin);
sw.WriteLine(ftpPassword);
sw.WriteLine("lcd " + DirInfo.FullName);
sw.WriteLine("mget pVQI" + date.ToString("MMdd") + "*.zip");
sw.WriteLine("pause");
sw.WriteLine("quit");
sw.Close();
}


Code:
ProcessStartInfo psi = new ProcessStartInfo(BatFile.FullName);
psi.RedirectStandardOutput = false;
psi.WindowStyle = ProcessWindowStyle.Minimized;
psi.UseShellExecute = false;
Process ftp = Process.Start(psi);
StreamReader output = ftp.StandardOutput;
ftp.WaitForExit();
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A:Solved: File path whitespace problem in C# app

Have you tried putting quotes around the entire string when it's built?
 

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This is what I have so far:

Sub Macro1()
'
' Macro1 Macro
' Macro recorded 6/28/2011 by Administrator
'
Dim Rng As Range, c As Range
Dim wb As Workbook, ws As Worksheet, wsBase As Worksheet

Set wsBase = ActiveSheet
Set Rng = wsBase.Range("T699", wsBase.Range("T" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp))
For Each c In Rng.Cells
c.Hyperlinks(1).Follow NewWindow:=False, AddHistory:=True
Dim x As String
x = c.Offset(0, -18)
Dim FiletoOpen As String
ChDir "D:\Data"
Workbooks.OpenText Filename:="D:\Data\x.txt", Origin:=437, StartRow:= _
1, DataType:=xlDelimited, TextQualifier:=xlDoubleQuote, _
ConsecutiveDelimiter:=False, Tab:=True, Semicolon:=False, Comma:=False _
, Space:=False, Other:=True, OtherChar:="|", FieldInfo:=Array(Array(1, 1 _
), Array(2, 2), Array(3, 2), Array(4, 1), Array(5, 2), Array(6, 1), Array(7, 1), Array(8, 3), _
Array(9, 2), Array(10, 1), Array(11, 1), Array(12, 1), Array(13, 1), Array(14, 1), Array(15 _
, 1), Array(16, 1), Array(17, 1), Array(18, 1), Array(19, 1), Array(20, 1), Array(21, 1)), _
TrailingMinusNumbers:=True
Columns("I:I").Select
Selection.Cut
Columns("H:H").Select
Selection.Insert Shift:=xlToRight
Rows("1:1").Select
Selection.Font.Bold = True
Cells.Select
Cells.EntireColumn.AutoFit
Selection.Copy
Windows("x.xls").Activate
Cells.Select
Range("A4").Activate
ActiveSheet.Paste
Range("A4").Select
Application.CutCopyMode = False
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A:Solved: Macro with Variable in file path(s)

Hi,

Try this
Code:

Windows(x & ".txt").Activate
 

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This morning I was having laptop issues, so I had to open up my Outlook on my desktop. After my laptop came back to life, I exported my inbox only from my desktop to my laptop via travel drive, so I could see all my new messages.

Tonight when trying to do my normal export to my ext hard drive for back up, I'm getting the error "The path specified for the file F:\laptopbackup.pst is not valid."

I opened my hard drive and reinstalled the s/w, thinking maybe that was the problem, but it wasn't.

Can someone please help me? I really need to do my backup!

Thanks!
Susan
 

A:Solved: Getting error msg: The path specified for the file F:\laptopbackup.pst is not

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Where should .ico files be stored in Windows 8.1? I've found a suitable ico image file I want to use. I often work in Photoshop and want different visible icons for .tga files and .psd files.

Thanks,

A:.ico file path in Windows 8.1

Hello Dricketts,

If you like, there's a free program called IconViewer that will add an Icons tab in the Properties page of files that contain an icon library to let you easily save the icon as an .ico, .bmp, or .png file.

Download IconViewer


Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Argh!

I managed to remove myself access from a files permissions box.

Now I cannot seem to be able to even have access to the Security tab in that files' properties.

This file is on a network, so I am anable to access via a local admin account. Im currently logged in as an administrator though.

This might be a simple solution, but I have never done this before, so I really dont know

Its for a WinXP SP2 system.

Thanks
 

A:Solved: File Permissions

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Hello! (after a two year or so hiatus)

Rather stumped by this problem:

A computer I am working on has recently had windows XP installed over the existing installation after it developed some configuration problem (it wasn't booting due to a corrupt file). That taken care of already, my problem is that prior to this new copy of windows being installed, the previous copy of windows had the "Keep my files and folders private" Setting turned on, and it seems that any and all of his folders within his documents and settings folder are not accessible due to lack of privileges. It is worth note however, that the information contained within these locked folders IS still there, and are accessible when a friendly ubuntu live cd is used, and they are also movable. It is just that even when moved, I still am not able to browse the folders due to permissions in windows.

I ask: Is there a utility, or nifty trick out there that allows me to default permissions to these "Private" Folders, whether it is windows or unix based?

Thanks in advanced for your insight,

Jack
 

A:Solved: Help with file permissions

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421

Try that.
 

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Hiya

On Chapter 14 of my MCP, and completely stuck on File Permissions. Gonna type it all, that way its easier to follow. I only got stuck on ther permissions bit..

Create users and groups:

Managers and Accounting Groups

User81 (no passowrd)
Do not make them change the password at login
Member of Managers group

User82 (no pswd)
Do not make...
Accounting group

User83 (no pswd)
Do not make...
Managers and accounting

User87 (no pswd)
Do not make...
No group

Create these folders:

c:\public
c:\public\library
c:\public\manuals
c:\public\library\misc

Okay, next bit..
Public : users group : Read & Execute
Public : Admin group : Full control
Library: Users group: Read & Execute
Library: Admin group: Full control
Library: Managers group: Modify
Misc: Users group: Read & execute
Misc: Admin group: Full Control
Misc: User82: Modify
manulas: Users Group: Read & execute
Manuals: Admin group: Full Control
Manuals: Accounting Group: Modify

Now, there is a bit that says, in the Security tab, if you need to modify the inherited permissions for a user, or group, clear the Allow Inheritable Permissions From Parent To Propagate To This Object check box, and then when promted to copy or remove inherited permissions, click Copy.

Now, do I do this for the Everyone bit? If you have this book, its easier to explain

I can Add users, or groups. Its just the settings.
I'll delete the folders again, and have another bash tonight.

If you need ore info, just say

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A:[SOLVED] File Permissions

Hey eddie,

Let me see if I am understanding the question you are asking.

Are you asking how permissions for various groups add up?

They add like this. You take the user defined allow permissions and add any group allow defined permissions then subtract any user defined deny permissions and any group defined deny permissions and subtract them.

Look at the follwoinf example:

jim is the user name and he belongs to the user group and of course the everyone group.

As jim he has allow full control.

The user group has allow read & execute

The everyone group has allow everything except for deny modify

This would allow him to to do anything to the file, except change it. He could read it. If it was an exe he could put run the program. He could list any folder contents. He could not on the other hand do anything to modify the file or folder.
In your example, since there is not any reference to the everyone group in the problem, I would remove the everyone group. If not, then you are effectively giving everyone full control.
 

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When I open outlook, it tells me that it can't find the .pst file. It's pointing to a path that doesn't exist. So I point it to the right place, and everything works fine.

...Until I reboot the computer. Once I've rebooted and open Outlook again, it gives me the "I can't find the file because I'm not looking in the right place" message all over again.

Somewhere there's a setting (registry?) telling Outlook where to look for the .PST file, and that setting either isn't getting changed or is being reverted on the reboot. Any Ideas?

Outlook 2003 / Win XP Pro / Domain User with a Roaming Profile

EDIT:: It seems that other non-outlook settings are being reverted as well, but creating/editing files works correctly.
 

A:Solved: Outlook: The path for the specified .PST file is not valid. On every reboot!

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We have been receiving the error, "File path not recognized" when we are trying to send emails with attachments, which then prevents us from sending out the email. The only fix we have found is to close the email, start fresh and resend.

We are using Outlook 2007, Exchange 2003, Windows XP SP3.

Outlook is connected to the exchange server, the files are off of shared network drives and attached to the email.

Any ideas as to what would cause that error?

Thanks!
 

A:Solved: File path not recognized Outlook 2007

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i hope someone can help me on this... very frustrating.

Problem Description: Recently my laptop stopped opening all files. pdf, exe
I use Firefox most of the time but also Google Chrome and sometimes IE.

Browsers will go thru the process of downloading the files but when I try to save or run it ... I get "Windows cannot access the specified device path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item."

Then when I clic OK .. I get a Launch application window open for PPCNVCOM.EXE to choose an application to open it. I don't know what to do with that?

I just dont know what to do. I think I have tried everything but obviously not. Also have tried forums online looking for a solution, but every option requires a file to be downloaded and I cannot open any files successfully.

Word documents open ok. But any exe files just will not open, so even if I download something I can't open it anyway. Now pdf files will open Adobe but with the same pop up window... "Windows cannot access the specified device path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item."

I have checked, actually I have reset all the system defaults but without improvement.

Please make some suggestion
Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium

Mike T

A:Windows cannot access the specified file path to ...

Open Internet Explorer/Tools/Internet Options/Security

Are each of the 4 zones set to Default level, and not Custom level?

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Hi guys,

Am having trouble with my pc, when ever i try to use an .exe file or access my user accounts 'windows cannot access the specified path or file. you may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item' pops up.

I am the administrator - ive scanned for viruses in both normal and safe mode. Nothing has come up - i've also tried system restore and thats had no effect either.

I've still got folder options so i dont think anything has been changed in the registry. Can anyone help?

A:windows cannot access the specified path or file. you may not have the appropriate pe

Hi,

Download GMER here by clicking download exe -button and then saving it your desktop:Double-click .exe that you downloaded
Click rootkit-tab, check IAT/EAT,Devices,Processes, Threads boxes and then click scan.
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box while scanning in progress!
When scanning is ready, click Copy.
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Post log (if the log is long, archive it into a zip file and attach instead of posting) in your reply.

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I had a Windows 10 installation with some folders full of documents, I reinstalled the system and went to copy my backup documents back in place, but now I get a filepath length error.

I use Home Edition, so I tried a few registry hacks from here and here, without success, How can I enable filepaths longer then 260 characters?

A:File long path in Windows 10

You can copy your files to the Root of the Backup drive, (eg) if your backup documents are a folder, within a folder, within a folder, in a file, move the file to root of the drive by passing the folders. Same with the destination, place the backup documents onto the Desktop or the Root of the C: Drive. Then you can move it to the Documents folder or wherever after it is done copying.
Shortening the backup folder name will also eliminate the problem

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Couldn't find anything to do with this so here goes...

I am runnin Active Directory, with re-directed folders and it load s users' profiles.

The profiles are located on;
\\JARMAN2\profiles\username

When I right click it , the "read only" button is ticked, but it's also greyed out. I can un tick it however, but when I press apply/ok, then re open the properties dialogue window - it still says read only - so Ive gone one window up and tried the same - and then finally up to C:\ and set it so that everyone has permissions to everything (for now), but the users still cannot update their profiles when they log off -

Theyre haveing a go at me because all their hard work is only being saved to the computer theyre logged on to!! Please help!

And lets just be glad that I didnt make group policy to erase local cached profiles on logoff

Cheers in anticipation

JoneeJay
 

A:Solved: GOING OUT OF MY MIND ! File Permissions

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Can someone point me to some good documentation regarding file sharing permissions in W 7 or W8? For example, what is an "object"? I wanted to authorize hp7250/myid on my old W7 box to access my C drive in my W 8 box. No matter what "object name" I enter, it tells me it cannot be found. Also in "locations" it only shows me the name of the box I'm on, none of the others in my network. I've read the Microsoft helps, no help there. I've got several books on W 7, none of them explain this stuff satisfactorily. I had all sorts of sharing on my W7 boxes but since I got a new W8 computer, I'm going nuts because it seems that anything that worked on W7 no longer works, or works differently on W8. My W7 boxes can access each other's C: drives. I bought a new W8 box, it could access one W7 C: drive but not the other. That computer was defective ( card reader didn't work) so I took it back and replaced it with another (bigger, faster model, both running 64 bit W8). This new one can now access NEITHER C: drives on my W7 boxes. Windows 8 is driving me insane. Wait, I think I'm already there. I need help!
 

A:Solved: help with permissions (file sharing, Win 8)

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I know this must be possible, but for some reason I just can't figure it out.
I have a file path that I calculate - what I want to know is, if in that folder there exists a file with the word minutes in the name.
What I have is an application that has to keep track of the various committee and faculty meetings at the university. From the meeting dates, I create a folder. 10 days after the meeting, the committee secretary has to have posted the minutes or I need to send her a reminder. To date this has all been done manually. I want to be able to read in the files in the folder and if one of them contains the word minutes or Minutes in the name, then mark the minutes as done on my database (prefarably with the date the file was put in the folder, if that can't be done then just a Done) If a file with the word minutes or Minutes in the file name does not appear, I want to send an email to the committee secretary to remind her to post the minutes. This I know how to do via vb, and I have her email against the committee in my Access DB. How do I 'read' or put those files fron the folder into an array so that I can interrogate the name?
 

A:Solved: 'reading' file path and folder names in vb from Access

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