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Robocopy - Access denied Error 5 Real Directory

Q: Robocopy - Access denied Error 5 Real Directory

Hello folks,

I know similar questions have been asked but I "might" have a unique one. What I have been trying to do is to copy the "C:\Users", "C:\Program Files", & "C:\Program Files (x86)" to another clean hard drive "D:\".

I'm doing this to make more room for the OS in the C: drive while date will be in the D: drive. Now I have successfully robocopy Program Files & Program Files (x86). I also have copied most of the Users directory but for this stubborn Real\update directory. This is I think the real player program. I get this Access Denied and "Error 5" error. I am in elevated command prompt. I achieved this via the Repair your computer prompt on the Windows install DVD.

I also have rmdir for Program Files & Program Files and have made a mklink for both of them so windows knows where they will be. But I have not did a full boot because I don't think windows will access my Users directory because they have been moved over to the new drive. What I can only do will have to be via the command prompt.

I can't make a mklink for Users because I get an error saying something about duplicate areas? What I was trying to do is go to this Real\update directory but even trying to access that directory via cd commands will not work, giving me a access denied. Again I am in elevated command prompt "Administrator:X:\windows\system32\cmd.exe How can I get to that directory. I just want to delete it now since I have all the files I need. I just want to create a junction point for Users directory linked to the D: drive.

I used the following command: mklink "D:\Users" C:\Users" /J
Grant it the D and C are turned around but in Windows Recovery Console it mixes up the drive letters but I know what is the source drive and destination drive. I verified this via the Volume Drive Titles.

Any help would be most grateful. I don't have any screen shots due to I am at work and I probably don't know how to do it and it would not work due to I have not fully booted up for fear that windows might have errors.
Thanks

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A: Robocopy - Access denied Error 5 Real Directory

You probably just can't move your program files due to the possibility of config files and registry entries that are looking for your programs on the c drive since that's where they where installed. They should be reinstalled if you want to move them. Also if you move the profiles folder (under c:\user) it will break your profiles and you will need to change the location in the registry. I suggest that you put everything back and just move your personal files, music, pics, & videos on another drive. That should free up a lot of space.

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On Windows7 Pro,  trying to run IIS.  The way I am used to execute is  on the browser "localhost".  I used to have the code in the directory  C:\inetpub\wwwroot.   Even before I copy,  I am hoping to see
the image IIS welcome page.  Once it is successful, want to copy the code as that was the way I used to do in Window XP.    However I am getting the following message.  I have administrator access to the machine and gave full permissions
to the folder  'C:\inetpub\wwwroot'.  Still the same message. 
Error message 401.3: You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials you supplied (access denied due to Access Control Lists). Ask the Web server's administrator to give you access to 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot'.

Can someone help me to address this issue.  Thanks a lot in advance. 

A:Error message 401.3: You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials you supplied (access denied due to Access Control Lists). Ask the Web server's administrator to give you access to 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot'.

Hi,


You can click the IIS hyperlink in my previous post or using this one

http://forums.iis.net/


Regards,

Vincent Wang
TechNet Community Support

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I am doing a data migration from NT server to a NAS and using ROBOCOPY with correct switches....the folder and permissions copy over but no data is copied.....when I view the log files I see ACCESS DENIED errors....any ideas??
 

A:Problems with ROBOCOPY (Access Denied)

Welcome to TSG....

From this site on Robocopy

Robocopy does not run on Windows 95, or NT 3.5. (RoboCopy is a Unicode application).

http://www.ss64.com/nt/robocopy.html
 

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Hi Everyone,
Whenever I install some new software in my new laptop I get this error:-
Unable To Execute Files In The Temporary Directory. Setup Aborted. Error 5: Access Is Denied.
I have tried synchronizing the clocks but it doesn't remove the problem.
These softwares work on another laptop that i have, which also runs windows 7.
Can someone please tell me the solution as this is extremely urgent.
Thanks In Advance.
-Michael

A:Unable To Execute Files In The Temporary Directory. Setup Aborted. Error 5: Access Is Denied.

explore to the temporary directory,  right click and select security, check that you have permissions to write to that directory.

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I have a Robocopy batch file that works wonderfully when copying from Windows to a USB, NAS or server share.  I recently tried to use my Microsoft OneDrive as the target but could not get it working.  I mapped a drive using the WebDav address.
 This works fine and using Windows Explorer I can create folders, etc.  When I try to use Robocopy to copy files from my Win7 PC to my OneDrive mapped drive I get Error 2.  After some testing I am finding that Robocopy will work if the folders
are already in place but if it needs to create a folder it will error.  So it seems as though Robocopy is unable to create the folders it needs to when using a WebDav mapped drive.  Why would this be?  I can create folders in the mapped drive
using command line such as "V:\md testfolder".   

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I get error "can't create directory C:\Program Files\GNS3\PROJECTS\test123" : access denied. this is when i click on "new blank project" so GNS3 tries to create new folder "test123" in the path mentioned in 1st line here. how to get it resolved so that GNS3 can create directory when I click on new project and than save it?

could you advise?

A:windows 7, GNS3 0.8.2; Error "can't create directory; access denied"

Hi Iray007, welcome to the Seven Forums.

The Windows system folders Program Files, Program Files (x86), Windows and ProgramData are protected and by default the user cannot create / save anything inside them without taking the ownership of these folders or using the built-in administrator rights.

It is not recommend to use these protected system folders for saving program output or personal files. You should create and save your projects on some other location, for instance create a folder in your personal user folder for this purpose (C:\Users\Your_Username\MyProjects).

Kari

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Hi

I had Windows 2000 server in my PC. For one of the directories
(D:\Test) I had set
the password for access.
Recently I installed Windows XP (Windows 2K server is removed) .
Unfortunately I
didnt realise the passwod protection I set .
Now I am not able to access the directory D:\Test.
It gives error 'Access Denied.'
Is there any way I can access the files in this directory ?
I have very important files in this directory.
Can some one help me out.

Thanx

Prakash
 

A:Directory access denied

bump up for you..... if problem not yet solved.
 

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Well....I did an uninstall/reinstall today of Ultima Online....backed up my Desktop (containing profiles/macros for my characters) directory to my desktop of course, and after the install, slapped it back into the Ultima Online 2D directory and I got Access Denied all over the place when trying to browse the desktop directory that i pasted into the Ultima Online 2D directory.....and it's really annoying cause i have to go open each folder manually, Select All, then Right click, Set access to everyone, for EACH FOLDER and every file within each folder.....between 3-4 different "accounts" and different "servers" and 5 characters on each account, that's a lot of selecting, right clicking and setting to everyone access.....sooo....lol.

On another forum, a regedit trick was posted to access the CACLS.exe file from the right click context menu to set the files/directories to "Everyone" and I wanted to know if it is possible to use a wildcard *.* in the following regedit. Something, that I could just right click the Ultima Online 2D directory, and set access to everyone, and it would set everyone access throughout all directories and files throughout.
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\Reset_Permissions_to_Everyone]
@="Reset Permissions to Everyone"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\Reset_Permissions_to_Everyone\command]
@="cacls.exe \"%L\" /G Everyone:F"

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A:Access Denied folder/directory?

Ok. i solved my own problem and yes, the wildcard works/ed

I used cacls.exe *.* /G EVERYONE:F and it worked. seems to be working fine. I just had to CD \Program Files\Ultima Online 2D\ from the C:\ prompt
 

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Created a directory d:\Videos.

Shared it with Everyone with full read/write/change permissions.

Despite being totally open to the (home) network, I cannot access it.

I suspect this will always be the case with a new directory. How can I remove the padlock? I must have been able to do it before as there are no problems with directories which are already shared, but I don't recall having this difficulty when setting these up.

A:New Directory is Access Denied to Network

Have you tried going into the Security settings? When sharing drives you need to set up the standard permissions and also the security settings will need some adjusting.

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i was working on permissions, ownership, and auditing. i was wondering, a lot of files deny access regardless of whether
i assume ownership, or so for my group. are those denials logged somewhere so I can delve into the purpose of those files
and reason they are locked? too many to list from system files to individual program files.

changing these setting was tricky too because i belong to a group on the system, that i denied access, while granting myself access. i wound up with denied access. is there a way to fix this security loophole?

A:Directory & User Permissions, access denied

  
Quote: Originally Posted by adnmance


i wound up with denied access.


yep - that is what the warning says will happen:

What are you attempting to achieve by changing the file permissions?

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I was previously running Avira Anti-virus and was infected with some virus's. I did not note the names except for 2 different variants of the FBI virus. I used a combination of Malwarebytes and Chameleon and the Bitdefender rescue CD to remove/clean my system but I still get this popup every time I turn on the computer and log into the specified user or whenever I right click on a file on the desktop or in windows explorer when logged in as the user that says
C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Temp\sncfvot\syuekik\wow.dll could not be found. This does not happen in my admin account or a new account if I create one. I currently have 2 standard user accounts with this issue.
 
In searching on the internet I found this topic at the malwarebytes forum: http://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?showtopic=125192 (Possible infection (RunDLL error) after removing virus - Resolved HijackThis Logs - Malwarebytes Forum) and followed the steps through Combofix and then ran OTL to get logs and compare and realized I was in extremely over my head.
 
Please help resolve this if possible. Here are the dds and attach logs:
 
dds.txt:
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16611  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.9.2
Run by twerp at 21:49:30 on 2013-07-09
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional N   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.1918.635 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: Bitdefender Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {9B5F5313-CAF9-DD97-C460-E778420237B4}
SP: Windows Defender *Dis... Read more

A:wow.dll not found in temp directory, access denied

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Search and delete the AdWare, PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) installed on your computer.Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Delete tab follow the prompts.A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Rn].txt (n is a number).=== Please downloadJunkware Removal Tool to your Desktop.Please close your security software to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.The tool will open and start scanning your system.Please be patient as this can take a while to complete, depending on your system's specifications.On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your Desktop and will automatically open.Please post the contents of JRT.txt into your reply.===Please download ComboFix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop. For information regarding this download, please visit this web page: TurorialLink 1Link 2IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop1. Close any open browsers.2. Close/disable all ... Read more

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I tried to acess a Directory (Application Data) and received a message "Application data not accessible. Access is denied" I checked the file attributes for this directory and found it to be "HSN". I noted several other directories with the same attributes and that I couldn't access any of them (including Documents, Desktop, Start-Menu, Templates). All other directories with attributes like N, SN or AN were accessible).

What does HSN mean and how do I change it so I can access these directories?

Thanks,

TNIX
 

A:Directory Access Denied by Explorer, Attribute=HSN

Does anyone have any idea how to change these file attributes?
 

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Following a hardware upgrade we reinstalled software and attempted to restore data from the old drive now housed in an external caddy. Everything was able to be accessed apart from payroll backups.

The backup payroll files, indeed all the files within the payroll directory can not be moved even using Windows Explorer...the error message "Access Denied Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use" keeps appearing. No other files on the drive seem to be affected.

Is there any way we can change the access rights to this directory? The software in question is Sage Payroll (current version).

A:Access denied to entire directory on backup drive

Hi Dalwhat and welcome to TSF !

Try to take ownership of the folder and see if it helps :
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421

If you're using XP Home you'll need to restart the computer in safe mode and log as the administrator for the security tab to appear.

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Hi
Out of 2 Domain controllers in one domain abc ,  one domain controller  has access to a  website hosted in IIS server joined in domain xyz through Internet explorer. These domains exist in 2 different forests..

But when the same website is being accessed by the 2nd Domain controller with the same Domain Admin credentials, I am getting this error .
Anybody please provide suggestions to resolve the issue

Thanks & and regards S.Swaminathan Live & and let others live!!!

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Hi

With the Robocopy command of Windows 8.x, how do I do a copy of a file (renaming it) in the same directory of the source file?

Thanks

Bye

A:Robocopy and same directory

You can't. Use copy or xcopy if you want to rename.
e.g.
Code:
xcopy c:\test\old.txt c:\test\new.txt


Note xcopy will always prompt you with "Does c:\test\new.txt specify a file name or a directory name on the target" so you would probably be better off with
Code:
copy /v c:\test\old.txt c:\test\new.txt


where the /v verifies the copy.

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what does that error message mean? It say Directory Listing Denied then below it is:This Virtual Directory does not allow contents to be listed.
what does this mean?

A:Directory Listing Denied error message

What are you trying to do when you get that error message?

It typically means that there is no index.html or .htm file on the webserver

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I have used ROBOCOPY to tranfer a large file from or to a USB drive and the destination Directory on both occassions has beeen chnaged to a hidden system directoiry, which could not be seen in Windows explorer or through command line access, even with the
"Show hidden and System files" set on in the view properties window.
The command executed was ROBOCOPY {source drive} {destination drive\folder} /MIR
The command echoed all the actions performed during the copy and displayed a successful copy command summary at the end.
To enable windows to see the directory I had  to either type the directory in the explorer address bar, or use the command prompt to change the attribute of the directory as follows "attrib -h -s d:\Films", whereupon the directory was visible in windows
explorer. 
Can anyone suggest a way out if this wwithout the need to execute the attribb -h -s command after every ROBOCOPY command?

A:ROBOCOPY hides destination Directory

Hi,
 
Thanks for posting in Microsoft TechNet forums.
 
I just performed a test using above command without any problem. I am assuming it is due to the USB drive itself, it may be infected by viruses or malware. Regarding
this, I would like to provide the following suggestions:
 
1.    
Use ROBOCOPY to copy files to the built-in hard drive to see if the issue occurs.
2.    
Manually copy the files to the external USB drive to see if they are hidden.

3.    
Update the security software and perform a full scan.

4.    
Format the USB drive to remove suspicious files completely and perform ROBOCOPY again.
 
Best Regards
Dale Qiao
TechNet Subscriber Support
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[email protected] 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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I want copy a list of folders (a few hundred) to a new location. I tried using robocopy but can only get it to either copy the selected folder or all folders with subfolders. What I want is to only copy one level of folders and not the subfolders within.
Example:
C: Drive (the source) ->Clients->Client 1
->Order1 ->More SubFolders
->Order2
->Order3
->Order4
->Client 2 ->Order1
->Order2
->Order3
->Order4
->Client 3
->Client 4
So I would want to copy over just the first level of folders (the list of clients), but none of the subfolders within each client folder.

any help would be great.
thanks.

A:Robocopy? Copy Directory Structure 1 level

Hi,

Try using the /LEV:n switch in your robocopy command.

From robocopy /? at command prompt

Code:
::
:: Copy options :
::
/S :: copy Subdirectories, but not empty ones.
/E :: copy subdirectories, including Empty ones.
/LEV:n :: only copy the top n LEVels of the source directory tree.
It should look similar to this:


Code:
robocopy C:\Clients G:\Backup\Clients /LEV:2
Perform some tests to make sure it works OK.

Regards,
Golden

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Hi all,
I was running robocopy for 1 TB of DATA. There was no failure or mismatch of file/directories. But what I can see, it copied 57000 directories and also skipped 57000 directories.
Is it because of I have used /MT switch ?
Regards,
Suhag.

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I'd like to use Robocopy (I'm using Xcopy now) to copy everything from the 'current' folder. It appears that Robocopy absolutely has to have a path of some sort to correctly work. In Xcopy, we were able to runXcopy *.* C:\somedirectory\If I try the same in Robocopy I get a an error"No Destination Directory Specified"Orange County District Attorney

A:Robocopy - Wildcard to copy everything from current source directory

Hi Sandy,

It's true ROBOCOPY doesn't handle wild cards, but what you're after is still possible:

Say I want this:

C:\temp> robocopy *.* c:\temp2\

I'll get the error you get - "No Destination Directory Specified"

BUT, if you try this:

C:\temp>  robocopy c:\temp\ c:\temp2\

ROBOCOPY will work and do what your after. Quotation marks can also be used in the above path references.

I suppose one of the reasons for the lack of wildcard support is the fact that ROBOCOPY actually works to exclude files types later with the /XF switch (such as "/XF *.mp3"). More here.

Hope this helps,
Kevin @calwell on twitter.

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Hi All,

I have one folder A and have another folder B in the same drive E: I need to move all the content from folder A which are more than 2 years old to folder B. Hence when I ran the robocopy it just copied and I lost all disk space in drive E.

My question is even though I used /MOV command why it is not copied and deleted from the source?

robocopy E:/A E:/B /e /MOV /MINAGE:730

Please suggest..

A:Robocopy /MOV command copying but not deleting from source directory

I created folders Test and Test2 on drive E:, copied some files over and under two years old and tested with command

Code:
robocopy E:\Test E:\Test2 /e /mov /minage:730
Works perfect. All files older than 730 are moved, copied to destination and deleted from source. I can only think of two possible causes for your issue:System considers files to be newer than 730 days old
A syntax error in your command
Please run the command, take screenshot of the last part of summary (under the dotted line, highlighted in screenshot below) and post it here.
Kari

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What is the format for ROBOCOPY to copy a file from the source directory and rename that file in the target directory? ie, file c:\A\a.txt should be copied as C:\B\b.txt

Thanks,
Dan

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I have a script (Kindly originated by Golden in this thread http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/317082-using-task-scheduler-fails-run-robocopy. )

Script robocopy I:\DATA M:\Backup_DATA /e /np /log:backup_log.txt which is run at shutdown.

In my M:\ drive I have two identically named folders: 'Backup_DATA', one (call it A) containing the correct 70 folders and 1003 files 295mb. Dated 11 January 2014 11:19:41 in properties, right click.
The second copy (Call it B) contains 2 folders 0 files 0 Bytes and is dated the same 11 January 2014 11:19:41 in properties, right click.

Although they are both shown on my M:\ drive as: (A) Backup_DATA dated 10/1/2014 at 16.46 and (B) Backup_DATA dated 9/1/2014 18.36.

I am not able to delete the ghost copy (B) as when I try I receive the following popup:
"Could not find this item.This is no longer located in M:\ verify its location and try again"

Not sure where to go from here, any suggestions? !!

Regards
Alan.
Update:

I am unable to delete or rename the folder 'Backup_DATA', however inside the folder is another folder named 'e' and that contains another folder named 'np'. The 'np' folder is empty.
Now it seems quite a coincidence that both 'e' and 'np' make up part of the Robocopy script .

I am still unable to delete these sub folders as each one no longer exists on my M: drive.

A:Robocopy and Group Policy generates 1 real & 1 Ghost file.

Well, folder removed

Tried to do this in dos same problem, although it was shown it did not exist! Searched around and came across Unlocker. Using Unlocker I still could not delete the Backup_DATA folder itself, it remained even after the suggested re-boot. I had to delete the 'np' folder first, then the 'e' folder, and then the 'Backup_DATA' folder.

It seems Unlocker succeeded where anything else I tried failed.

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Hello I am unable to access my task manager on Windows 7 as administrator. Whenever I try to access it a Command window flashes on the screen quickly and that's it. Same thing happens when taskmgr.exe is clicked. 
 
I was able to capture the command window error as the following:
 
C;\Users\Brian\Documents>REG and HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System  /v  DisableTaskMgr  /t  REG_DWORD  /d  /0  /f
ERROR: Access is denied.
 
Any help with this would be appreciated. I have checked that TaskMgr is enabled in the registry, and have ran AVG, Malwarebytes, TDSS Killer, RKill and Combofix and they didn't come up with anything. 
 
Here is the FRST logs:
 
 
==================== NetSvcs (Whitelisted) ===================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, it will be removed from the registry. The file will not be moved unless listed separately.)
 
 
==================== One Month Created files and folders ========
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the file/folder will be moved.)
 
2015-11-16 14:05 - 2015-11-16 14:05 - 00020866 _____ C:\Users\Brian\Downloads\FRST.txt
2015-11-16 14:04 - 2015-11-16 14:05 - 00000000 ____D C:\FRST
2015-11-16 14:04 - 2015-11-16 14:04 - 01378304 _____ (Farbar) C:\Users\Brian\Downloads\FRST.exe
2015-11-16 10:55 - 2015-11-16 10:55 - 00001446 _____ C:\Users\Brian\Downloads\hijackthis.log
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A:Unable to access Task Manager - Error: Access is denied

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Here is the FRST logs:Your your is not complete. Please post the complete FRST log for my review.

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Hello I am unable to access my task manager on Windows 7 as administrator. Whenever I try to access it a Command window flashes on the screen quickly and that's it. Same thing happens when taskmgr.exe is clicked. 
 
I was able to capture the command window error as the following:
 
C;\Users\<name>\Documents>REG and HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System  /v  DisableTaskMgr  /t  REG_DWORD  /d  /0  /f
ERROR: Access is denied.
 
Any help with this would be appreciated. I have checked that TaskMgr is enabled in the registry, and have ran AVG and Malwarebytes and they didn't come up with anything. 
 
Thanks again for any help on this one.

A:Unable to access Task Manager - Error: Access is denied

blue gravity,
 
Please confirm that the command that is attempting to execute is the following:
 
 

REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableTaskMgr /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
This command is trying to enable task manager but the command prompt that is trying to enable task manager does not have the permissions to do that.
 
 
Please try the following:
 
Click Start
Type cmd
Right click cmd.exe
Select Run as administrator
type "REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableTaskMgr /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f"
Press enter
Close cmd.exe
Log out
Log in
Try to open task manager
 
If this does not work, or you believe your computer might be infected, please follow the instructions found at Am I Infected, as I am not authorized to assist with the removal of malware.
 
Thank you,
 
packetanalyzer

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Hello I am unable to access my task manager on Windows 7 as administrator. Whenever I try to access it a Command window flashes on the screen quickly and that's it. Same thing happens when taskmgr.exe is clicked. 
 
I was able to capture the command window error as the following:
 
C;\Users\<name>\Documents>REG and HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System  /v  DisableTaskMgr  /t  REG_DWORD  /d  /0  /f
ERROR: Access is denied.
 
Any help with this would be appreciated. I have checked that TaskMgr is enabled in the registry, and have ran AVG, Malwarebytes, TDSS Killer, RKill and Combofix and they didn't come up with anything. 
 
Thanks again for any help on this one.

A:Unable to access Task Manager - Error: Access is denied

Please initiate a new topic, following Steps 6- 8 of Preparation Guide, Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html and also paste in the results from your ComboFix log.  Initiate this new topic in the forum which contains the Prep Guide instructions I have linked to, do not post it here.
 
After that is done...this topic in AII will be closed.
 
Thanks .
 
Louis
 
MRL topic posted at http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/596572/unable-to-access-task-manager-error-access-is-denied/ , this topic is now closed.

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Hi
My system is running Win 7 Professional 32 bit with 4gig RAM
I am experiencing a problem installing a piece of software - Laplink PC Mover - I need to migrate to my new machine.
The installer starts and the grinds to a halt with the error message:
"Error 1310. Error writing to file: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Laplink PCMover Professional\Visit Laplink.com.url. Verify that you have access to that directory"
I understand from Laplink Tech Support that this is a generic Windows Installer problem, and searching the web it seems to crop up a lot.
I have done a lot of searching, including this site.
I have tried the solutions I have found so far:

Run as Administrator [my user profile has administrator rights but I tried that anyway]Run from the Administrator user accountInstall in Safe Mode - Windows tells me the installer is not available in safe mode!!!Un-registering and re-registering the installer via msiexecUsing the SubInACL tool to repair file and registry permissions
After all of this, I get the same result - the installer halts with the same message.
Can anybody help? I am desperate to avoid two days solid re-installing all my expensive software, finding product keys etc.

A:Error 1310. Error writing to file....Verify that you have access to that directory

Thanks
I had tried a clean boot [disabling all non-MS services] but had the same problem.
In the end, I contacted Microsoft support who took remote control of the PC and reset permissions etc with "Repair Windows" from tweaking.com. Whole process took a few hours.
Cost me 65, but worth it to save my remaining hair!
Software then installed okay.

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hello

i m using windows vista from my laptop HP DV5 .yesterday i was deleted Security Tab from my D drive.n i delete all the groups & users .now i got the the error access denied .i cannot access my drive :(.any how .please give me some suitable solution i ll thankful to you guys. and here is the screen shot of same thing

A:Drive Cannot Access (Error:Access Denied)

:( :s

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Hello,

Im trying to help someone gain access to files on an external hard drive but am getting an access denied due to permissions error.

Most files and folders are accessible its only one folder in particular with contains spreadsheets that is causing the problem.

Ive tried logging in as admin same issue. the user has full ownership of the files in question so im not sure what else I can do.

Any ideas?
 

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I want to make myself the object owner for my pc and I cannot, I did a security setting when the pc was new but I have just forgot how I did it and currently cannot install programs. please guide.

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I tried to download TSSG SysInfo, but a security warning came up so I didn't.

Anyway, I watch free movies online via Pinterest. Have not had a problem until today when I clicked on the movie. I got a 403 error access denied you are not authorized to view this site. Next message was 403 forbidden. I have tried all day to find help fixing this, short of running fix-it not free system. I have deleted cookies and history from my Sony laptop (all I use) and my Ipad mini to no avail. Help! I am moderately tech savvy (old lady!)
 

A:403 error access denied

what kind of web browser are you using? try another one, opera and firefox are good, as is chrome, but i have a problem with google. it sounds like your session authorization is expired. if that doesn't help, let me know.
 

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I recently upgraded my entire computer (motherboard, harddrive, the works). I kept both of my old drives, and installed a new one. One of my old hard drives was converted to an external (not enough room in the case).

I'm trying to access My Documents on my (now) external hard drive, but whenever I try to look at these files, it tells me that access is denied.

Any ideas/suggestions as to why this is and what I can do about it?

OS- XP Pro (up to date)

A:Error: Access Denied

Does the drive show in My Computer? With some USB cases, it matters what setting you use, master, slave, CS. If it's giving you the message that access is denied, you might have to Take Ownership of the files

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I am getting an access denied error when I try to access a couple of destop files or try to delete a start menu shortcut. I don't get this error for all files just a few. This is a home computer and I am the only user. My user is the administrator and I haven't intentional changed any access setting, Any suggestions?

Paul
 

A:Access is denied error?

radman44 said:

I am getting an access denied error when I try to access a couple of destop files or try to delete a start menu shortcut. I don't get this error for all files just a few. This is a home computer and I am the only user. My user is the administrator and I haven't intentional changed any access setting, Any suggestions?

PaulClick to expand...

the files that you are attempting to delete may be in use. Try deleting them from safe mode.
 

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These pop up errors keep coming up even when my computer is just sitting there. I think it's linked to visual basic command line compiler. I'm thinking it's either a worm or that visual basic is malfunctioning and I should reinstall? I've tried 4 different antivirus programs (WSS, AVG, Avira, Trend Micro Housecall) half said there was a problem but couldn't do anything because the infected file is inaccessible and the other half doesn't detect anything. Anyone have an idea how to fix this?

"";"C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\vbc.exe (3664):\memory_00400000";"Virus identified Worm/Koobface.AG";"Object is inaccessible."

A:Error 5: Access Denied

Download Combofix from any of the links below, and save it to your desktop.<--Important
Link 1
Link 2
Link 3

Click on this link Here to see a list of programs that should be disabled.
The list is not all inclusive. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
If your anti-virus or firewall complains, please allow this script to run as it is not malicious.
Next: Disconnect from the internet. If you are on Cable or DSL, unplug your computer from the modem.
Next: Please disable all onboard security programs (all running with back ground protection) as it may hinder the scanner from working.
This includes Antivirus, Firewall, and any Spyware scanners that run in the background.Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.
When finished, it will produce a log for you. Post that log and a HiJackthis log in your next reply
Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall
Please be patient while the scan runs, at times it may appear to stall.
When finished and after reboot (in case it asks to reboot), it should open a log, combofix.txt.
Post this log in your next reply together with a new hijackthislog.
After rebooting ensure your Security applications have been re-enabled.

In your next reply post:
ComboFix.txt

***A guide and tutorial on "How to use Combofix" can be found here:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix

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hello about a month ago i started getting the above message when i tried to download anti spyware or other programmes so today i tried a system restore and it wont let me do that it gives me restore dates goes through the proccess then says an error occurred any ideas

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Anytime I try to use a third-party software program to write to a removeable USB flash drive, or SD card reader I get an error that says: "Cannot write to Drive F:. Access is denied." I am using windows vista ultimate edition, and I am the only user account on the machine and it is set as administrator. Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this?
 

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Setup was unable to create the directory "c:\users\jon\appdata\local\temp\
error 5 access denied. I can read and write to the temp folder. Install exe files wont install get the above message, transfer the file to usb drive it will install, have googled for days now without success. have full admin for the folder, have tried nearly all the web has to offer, have done registry fix (Uniblue Reg Booster)aniti malware (malware bytes) Microsoft essentials virus.hope you can help .
Thanks JohannesV

A:error 5 access denied

Right click on the folder go to properties then click the "Security tab" post a snapshot of that window.

Lets see if the permissions are correct also click on advanced then click on the owner tab.

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I was having some malware problems on my system and a friend recommended running combofix to solve them.

While running combofix, windows vista x64 popped an error saying that Pev.cfxxe had stopped responding and that it was searching for a solution. Then the window changed and only gave me the option to close the program. I waited 30 mins before I finally did close the program and then combofix seemed to complete normally and generate its log file.

I think that combofix changes folder permissions when it is run and some of mine did not get changed back because after combofix finished, I tried to install a program update. I reveived the following error:

Unable to execute file in the temporary directory. Setup aborted. Error 5: Access is denied.

I have never had this error before running Combofix, I am not blaming the program. I know that sometimes "stuff" just happens. Does anyone know if Combofix changes folder permissions? If it does, how can I get them back to the default permissions.

I have uninstalled combofix as per the instructions on bleeping computer and used the system restore point that combofix generated before running, but I still have the same problem. I can right click on the setup file and run it as administrator, but I have never had to do that before.

Anyone have any suggestions?

A:Error 5: Access is denied

Something has tampered with your User Profile Settings - System error 5 is an Privileges error you may receive this error if you do not have the rights to edit the Certain file/folder ... etc,

It is most commonly seen in Command Prompt when Users do not have permission to edit or Run certain commands

could you please create a new Administrator User and try what you have done without the Need to run it as administrator

Many thanks,
Josh

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Ok, I have a quick question regarding the admin. tools on the windows XP system. There are three accounts on my computer, one for myself, my brother, and my family. My brother made it so that my account has no admin/user abilities whatsoever, and when I try to change it, it gives me the error. This happens when I try to download things as well, and it's very irritating. Is there ANY way to get around this? No, I cannot simply go on my brother's account and change it because my brother's acct has a pw. Is there any other way? TY.
 

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Booting up my Windows Vista Home Proffesional My WIFI would not connect, after a few minutes I realised that DHCP service and the Diagnositic service was not started.

However when I try and start any of there services I am shown "Error 5: Access is Denied" However with any other service I can start and stop them fine.

Im thinking it is something to do with these services loging into the Local Service account and maybe this account has lost privlages.

I have tried system restore multiple times back to many different dates where the system was working correctly.

Thanks,
Ashley

A:Error 5: Access Denied

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Originally Posted by AshleyM


Booting up my Windows Vista Home Proffesional My WIFI would not connect, after a few minutes I realised that DHCP service and the Diagnositic service was not started.

However when I try and start any of there services I am shown "Error 5: Access is Denied" However with any other service I can start and stop them fine.

Im thinking it is something to do with these services loging into the Local Service account and maybe this account has lost privlages.

I have tried system restore multiple times back to many different dates where the system was working correctly.

Thanks,
Ashley






Hi AshleyM. . .

Welcome to the Tech Support Forum - Vista!

I would suggest that you try to start the questioned services via an Elevated level. Perform the following:

START | type services.msc into the Start Search box | right click on same | select Run as Administrator | The Services console should appear

Please let me know how you make out.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi, i resintly just did a windows xp repair of the os disk and i changed my computers name not knowing that it would cause thsi probleam, when i try to take stuff of my old accounts desktop and documents i get Access Denied .. i have tryed everything to get my files back but i can't access it, and i don't remember what my comps name was befor i changed it.
Thanks.
 

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I was configuring my system with the follow tools secpol.msc and gpedit.msc, when reboted my pc the service Remote Procedure Call (RPC) didnt want to start anymore, when i tried to start it manual, then I get the follow error messenge (Could not start the remote Procedure Call (RPC) on Local Computer 'Error 5: Access denied' This is a very big issue cause windows xp can not function normally without the (RPC) service and allso i cant open the tools secpol.msc and gpedit.msc anymore cause I'm sure i did configure something wrong. My question is does someone have experience with this issue or know how to fix it? I'll preciate it and I hope somone can help me out. Best regards John.
 

A:(RPC) Error 5: Access denied

I have the same problem,
Computer restarted on it's own with the same result.
I am thinking it was a windows update.
but I am not able to do anything with out (RPC)
I can open secpol and gpedit using mmc, but do not have access to change anything.
if anyone has any ideas it would be great.
Thanks,
-Saber
 

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I'm running Windows 7 x64 bit and over the last couple of days every 15-20 minutes I get an Error 5:access denied message for visual basic command line compiler. how do i fix this problem? i'm not really good with computers so the easiest way of doing this would be much appreciated.

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Hi Minnesota1, welcom to Sevenforums

I had this yesterday with a package of other problems.
Can you explain more about the issue? What type of environment your in, what user rights you have, where the program is running from?
A first suggestion would be to right click on the application, go to the compatibility tab, and select 'run as administrator'

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I hope someone out there can help,as this is my last resort.

Whenever I am attempting to install anything that I have downloaded, I receive this error message. "Error-Access is Denied" // (no error number)

I have scoured the internet, and have tried everything that is out there. Turning off UAC, Running as (and from) administrator, taking ownership of a lot of different files/folders, turning off any/all firewalls, enabled the hidden administrator account and tried from there, as well as running CHKDSK and SFC with no problems found. I have restored to my earliest restore point as well, unfortunately it must not be early enough.

I hope someone can help me, my last option of reinstalling Windows 7 would be difficult, as I have lost my disc.


Thanks a lot for any help

AJ

A:Error- Access is Denied

Hi and welcome to the Forum. If you have lost your disc don't worry, all is not lost! Where did you buy your copy of Windows 7 Ultimate?

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ok, so i just installed vista and whenever i try to access the D:\ it says 'access is denied' and it won't allow me to access it.

i went into the 'security' tab and gave myself full access, but it still won't work.

what can i do?
 

A:'Access is denied' error to D:\

Please run this small program then copy and paste the results here for the Tech's. This will help them help you better

http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe
 

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Access Denied Error while making changes in the System Configuration Utility. My user was clearly marked as administrator. I tried making changes through the administrator account in safe mode but I still got the same error. Please help as startup now takes forever. Thank you.
 

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