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Command Prompt error message: Access is denied

Q: Command Prompt error message: Access is denied

I am getting an "Access is denied" when I try to run a command from the command prompt. The command is: set . C:\environment.txt. When i type this and hit enter I get the error message.
I tried setting up an an administrator account (on the advice of my instructor) but it doesn't seem to effect being able to work from the command prompt.
I am using Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit.
This has got me baffled.
Thank you.

Larry Phillips

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A: Command Prompt error message: Access is denied

Open Start, point to All Programs, Accessories, right-click
Command Prompt, select Run as administrator.Microsoft MVP Windows Desktop Experience

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I am running WindowsXp. My system gave me corrupt /sytem/config file message. I was unable to re-start in safe-mode, safe-mode with command prompt or Last Good Known Condtion. I boot the system with WindowsXp bootable media and selected Repair that lead me to command prompt. I came here to rescue my data from c:\ drive before formating it. But as I want to access any of the files/folder, I get this error message:
c:>cd Docume~1
Access Denied !
Click to expand...

Please help. Remember that there are more than one user accounts on the system.
Regards
 

A:Access Denied ! message in command prompt

Your access through the Recovery mode will be very limited. Even if you enable access in Group Policy (needs to be done from the booted OS ahead of time), you will still find that you can't access very much.

What were you planning to do if you did get access? There are not too many options in the RC.

You would be best off making a bootable version of XP: UBCD4Win.

Or at least try the Ultimate Boot CD and access your files that way.
 

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It seems that other than the 'dir' command, every command I run from my dos prompt, I get an "Access is denied." message.  Example:
C:\Users\aagha>ipconfig
Access is denied.

I've checked my UAC settings and made sure they're set to "Never Notify".

I've also tried to run sfc.exe, but can't:
C:\Users\aagha>sfc.exe
Access is denied.

Finally, I've tried to run cmd.exe as administrator, but no luck.
The one thing I've noticed is that if I go to cmd.exe's Properties and then the Security tab, I see that TrustedInstaller has Full control, but SYSTEM, Administrators and Users have only:

Read & execute andRead
I've tried to change permissions by editing, but when I do so, I get an "Access is denied" message.
I've run out of ideas on what else to try and would appreciate the help.

A:[SOLVED] Windows 7 cmd prompt gives "Access is denied." error for every command

SOLVED!

The problem was that I had the Personal firewall from Comodo installed.  By uninstalling this, all normal DOS functionality seems to have returned!

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I am trying to remove the admin restrictions on a computer I have recently recieved. I am starting to think that its not possible with out reformating the hard drive. When in command prompt I typed in "at 9:30am /interactive cmd.exe". The next line says Access is denied. I was trying to become the super user on the computer. Is there another way to get around this or should I just reformat?
 

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Hi,
I want to remove a folder containing folders and files on my E drive. When I try via cmd.exe, running it as Administrator, I get the error Access denied.

I have:

rd e:\HDDRecovery\ODDFiles\Boot\fonts

Any suggestions about why Vista isn't allowing me to delete this folder or any folder within and including HDDRecovery?

Thanks,
Shane

A:Access Denied in Command Prompt (Vista)

It is most likely locked by a running process.

Try booting to the repair disc or Windows installation DVD, and selecting "repair my computer". Open a command prompt, and run the command from there.

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Unfortunately my hard drive crashed awhile back. I just got 2 new 1TB Western Digital hard drives installed on my computer and restored the system with my recovery disks. Everything went wonderful!

The ominous task of updating is where things went wrong. After one of my windows vista updates, the command prompt box opened when my desktop was loading and said

Windows\system32\cmd.exe
Error: Access is Denied
Error: Access is Denied

Then a sentence appears too fast for me to read and the entire thing closes before you can blink.

It does this every time the desktop is loading the start up programs. I had just got done doing 3 things when it began showing up. I had just installed Norton 360, some Windows Updates from 2007 and 2008, and I had just deleted the free trial software for Microsoft Office 2007.

I'm running Windows Vista on a Gateway 32 bit, model gm5632e.

There seems to be no other hiccup in the system, and the errors don't seem to be hurting anything. Everything appears to be running smoothly and efficiently. However, since I just purchased 2 new hard drives I'd like to keep it that way and stop these errors from showing up.

Thanks for any help in advance!
 

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Hi

When I open a Command Prompt as non-elevated , I receive the following error:-

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2350 in the message file for Application.

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2334 in the message file for Application.

If I open a Command Prompt as administrator I receive:-

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2350 in the message file for Application.

The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2334 in the message file for Application.
The system cannot find message text for message number 0x8 in the message file for System.

This relates to Windows Vista x86 and I am totally stuck!!
 

A:Vista Command Prompt error - Cannot find message text for message number 0x2350

How are you opening cmd prompt
 

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Whenever I open up a command prompt for any reason, this is the message I get:
"An Extended Memory Manager is already installed.
XMS Driver Not Installed."
Is there a specific reason this message? I'm not really sure if it has created any problems, but it seems like it has prevented some programs from running. Is this something that will cause problems? Is there something I can do to correct the problem?
 

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Hi,
I am trying to install pre-built libraries, namely OpenCV 2.3. while setting the environment variabl, I am getting the error:
"Access to the registry path is denied".
I am using the following command: 
setx -m OPENCV_DIR D:\OpenCV\Build\Install.
 
I have administrative rights. I am using Windows 7 professional 32 bit.  I have tried to install the library on other drives, but of no use.
 
waiting for a solution,
 
Thanking in anticipation,
 
Best,
Rahman M

A:SETX command: error: Access tot he registry path is denied

Hi,
 
According the issue, I suspect that you could boot Windows 7 in Clean Boot, and try to run CMD.exe as administrator then check the issue again.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

 
If the issue persists, you could contact the provider to get more information about this behavior and whether it would change any registry key. Also make sure whether
this behavior is allowed.
 
On the other hand, you could use Process Monitor to check which registry key cause this issue:
1.      
 Download

Process Monitor. Run Cmd.exe as administrator.
2.      
Run Process Monitor, enter the command in prompt window
3.      
Stop Process Monitor after this error appears, save the log as a PML file.
4.      
Upload the file via SkyDrive and post a link here.
http://explore.live.com/windows-live-skydrive?wa=wsignin1.0
 
After you uploading the log file, I would assist you to check the last registry keys which this process accessed. Then please check the owner of this registry.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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In WinPE of v4.0, when the net time command is given, the following message is displayed.
Command: net time \\x.x.x.x /Set /Y
Message: System error 5 has occurred.
Access is denied.
Can you help me in identifying the cause of this error? Is there any way to avoid this error?
Appreciate your help! thanks

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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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For some reason I cannot access the "My Pictures" folder under "Documents and Settings". It gives me the error "Access Denied" But it's mine ! It's on the local C: drive, although I am on a company network, but that shouldn't matter. Please help !
 

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Hello All, Can somebody help with an error message I keep getting on my parents desk top PC running 'Vista' each time I try and install my new Epson DX 8400 printer from the installation CD. It installs upto the Epson file Mangager which then gives me the following error message: 'access is denied (0x5). There is also more error message pertaining the the C:\Programmes etc etc but I have not written this down yet. I have contacted Epson technical whom have informed me this is a Vista problem so I tried to install the same printer on my PC running Vista and it was successful first time and it also installed the desk top icon for the Epson File Manger utility. Incidentally, my parents PC is still able to print from the Epson but that is all, there is no utility hence the error message which just leaves me confused. Does anybody know a simple fix for this problem.

Many thanks in anticipation !

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I keep receiving a pop up error message box at random times that shows Internal error and the message "Access is denied". I was able to take a screen shot of when it happened again in case anyone needs to see it. The times this pop up did show was once when I was using the calculator and the other was when I typed the specific page # I wanted to print out. It's really annoying and need help to stop it from happening again. Thank you.Windows 7 Home64-bit Toshiba Satellite A665

A:Internal error msg "Access is denied" message box

Am I the only one getting this pop up?

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Whether I sign on as a User or as the Administrator and key in "msconfig" the following error message appears: "System Configuration Utility An Access Denied error was returned while attempting to change a service. You may need to log on using an Administrator account to make the specified changes."

I called the computer manufacturer and spoke with a tech. He walked me through several things, but none of them worked.

Signing on in Safe Mode and in Safe Mode with Networking I can access msconfig. I've gone into the Services tab and checked to remove all Microsoft items. I can identify four of the five non-Window applications as being legitimate. The one I cannot identify is: PrismXL from New Boundary Technology. I've unchecked that, but still cannot access msconfig in regular Windows boot-up.

Has anyone seen this particular error message, and if so what is the solution? Thank you.

A:Msconfig Error Message - Access Denied

Have you run any anti-spyware or anti-virus programs on your system?

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I'm running XP Home SP1 on an HP Pavilion 504n desktop, and trying to finally update to SP2. FYI, the computer had a lot of spyware, viruses, etc., which I've cleaned up using Webroot Spy Sweeper with Antivirus, Spybot Search and Destroy, and Tuneup Utilities 2007. With the exception of a pretty infrequent reboot or crash, the computer is now working beautifully.

About halfway through the SP2 install I get the "Access is denied" error message...

The problem isn't in the usual vnd.ms.radio (infact, that file isn't mentioned at all in the setupapi file), but in the HKLM\\SYSTEM\CurrentControllerSet\Services\ssdpsrv\\DependOnService...
Problem is, that doesn't exist in the registry. It's not in the SSDPSRV directory itself, and the only subdirectories are a pyramid of 'ASCII art' jibberish (none of which contain anything except a "(Default)" value). There is, however, a sub-folder named 16b2c96a0c41f4dfdb4d3cc228a4f819 in the folder c:\windows\softwaredistribution\download.

Here is the HJT log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:19:23 PM, on 9/14/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
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:\WINDOWS\system32\spool... Read more

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Hello, I use Windows 7 on a Sony Vaio laptop. Suddenly I am denied access due to "fingerprint software error: an internal error occurred (rpnp2:no-svr(00000001fusserver)) Details: cannot initialize app oxe 7210005.
So far as I am aware I have never ever used the fingerprint app (MS or Lenovo) & mystified why this is happening & what to do about it.
Couldn't gain entry via opening options (which appear when you crash close laptop) using open normal way option. This got me back to the same notice. I then tried again opening <safe> option. This worked & I was able to enter after clicking<system
restore> (as  of 8 Dec) & use laptop as normal.
However I assume problem remains, as the original error notice appeared  but I closed it & continued work. I imagine problem is caused by an automatic update ,which clashes with the Fingerprint app for some reason I cannot tell.
My fear is when I close I'll have to go through the same process.
My nightmare is, that if I fiddle around trying to solve the problem I'll end up being locked out permanently, as I see can happen....
Help!
Thanks, Adrian

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I am about to format my hard drive using the Window7 installation disk.

After inserting the Windows 7 DVD and running I get the above error message,
and the installation stops.
It seems to indicate "Access denied"

Does anybody have an idea how to get rid of this message ?

AntonABC
 

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For about a week I have been getting the following message on start-up and Windows (XP Pro) has fully loaded "Error loading C:\Windows\difxshs.dll Access is denied". I have searched for that file to check its permissions but it is nowhere to be found (and yes I did enable hidden and system files). Also the screen dims and brightens for several minutes. Additionally, I am getting new browser pop ups of IE7. All windows update are done. Doing an AV scan has revealed nothing.

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I have Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 and I have msn.com as my home page. When I tried getting onto my home page a little bit ago, a notice came up that said "Server Error 403 - Forbidden: Access is denied. You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplied". I was able to go on other web sites fine and when I changed the home page (back to msn), the message went away. But other users on the computer have the same problem. I heard someone say it may be the result of a hijackware infection. Could that be the case or something else? Thanks.

A:Server Error 403 - Forbidden: Access is denied message

Well, it looks like it's not an issue anymore. The other users home pages are working fine now. No error message or anything. Sorry for the trouble. 

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Dear Specialists:

I am running Vista Home Premium on a new computer. Microsoft technicians have been helping me with multiple problems. At one point, they decided the Vista was corrupt, deleted my hard drive and re-installed Vista.

For the latest problem, they have had me download High Jack This and run it. I received this error message:

For some reason your system denied writes access to the Hosts file. If any hijacked files are in this domain Hijack This may not be able to fix this. If this happens you need to edit the file yourself. To do this click Start Run and type: Notepad C:\Windows\System 32\drivers\etc\hosts and press Enter. Find the line(S) Hijack this reports and delete them. Save the file as Hosts and reboot
For Vista simply exit Hijack This right click on the Hijack this icon and choose run as administrator.

High Jack showed me a list of files, not one of which was the one Microsoft told me to delete. There was a warning message from High Jack telling me not to do anything but upload the list and let someone on a forum look at it.

I haven't attached the list because I don't know if I am in the right place.

Thank you,
Michael

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i'm a novice to computers and to this forum. i need help in determing why my spyware programs will not open nor respond when opened. i keep getting "windows can not access the specified device, path, or file. you may not have approiate permission to access the item". Is it possible my firewall (outpost firewall) could be prohibiting thes programs from functioning? I recently cancelled my subcription to cyberdefender then had difficulty removing it from my computer. I now have advaced system care3. and malware antimalwarebytes, but neither are functioning properly. I think obviously my computer is infected, however I can't get any antivirus or software to remove the infection. please help

A:widows error message, access denied, can't run tools

Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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I downloaded Xfire to enable chat while playing COD4. While in Xfire I downloaded 2 patches for COD4 (v 1.4 & 1.5). While downloading, Comodo came up with an update request which I allowed. I stopped the downloads for COD4 because they where taking too long. Then I tried to open COD4 and got RUNDLL message "Error loading NvCpl.dll' Access Denied. Retry with same problem. I went to Control Panel to remove the suspected Xfire (which I can live without) villain but could not open 'Add/Remove Programs' with RUNDLL message "Error Loading C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvMcTray.dll Access Denied". I then restored to earlier date (this past Thursday) with same results. I then did the attached HJT log to send to my friendly BC friends. Oh! I found I can't insert the HJT log on this post....I have it though, if needed.

Many thanks, Tom

A:Rundll Message 'error Loading Nvcpl.dll Access Is Denied'

Hello tomfluharty and welcome to BC

Let's hold off on the HJT log. The HJT forum is extremely busy. I removed your topic from there as it lacked the log.

What is your operating system: Windows XP, Vista, etc.?

Orange Blossom

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hey guys plz help me out on this one since i installed vista i am unable to open one of my drives namely f:.

problem started since i installed vista (ultimate), before i was using xp.

A:access denied error message shown while i am trying to open one of my drives

Hi. . .

Run chkdsk -

START | type cmd.exe into the start search box | right-click on cmd.exe above | select run as administrator | type chkdsk /r into the cmd "DOS" screen - the re-boot.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I am the System Administrator on my computer, but I keep getting Access Denied whenever I try to get into the System Configuration Utility to change the Startup choices. I also logged in as System Administrator in the Safe Mode, but still get the same "Access Denied" error. It was suggestd from one of your tech support people that it is possibly a malware problem. What is your thinking on this problem?

A:Access Denied Error Message, possibly a malware infection?

Please follow MicroBell's 5 Step process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...tml#post342651

After running through all the steps, please post the requested logs.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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I use an external hard drive to transfer files between my laptop and desktop and i've recently been having some issues. I put some files on the drive from the desktop and tried to open them and it said "Cannot open file....access is denied" and asked if someone else was using the file or if the drive was write protected. Neither is true. So I plugged the drive back in to see what the issue was and it was fine. I rebooted both PCs and turned the hard drive off and on, and all of a sudden, I couldn't open the files from the laptop on the desktop, and couldn't open some of the desktop files on even the desktop!

I've done my research, and I think I know the problem. When I go to Tools->Folder Options->View tab, I scroll down to where the "Use simple file sharing (Recommended)" check box is missing. I'm the administrator and only user of the computer, so I have no idea why it's there. Thanks in advance for any replies.
 

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Hello everyone

Recently a problem has arisen with my system.

Previously I have been doing work that requires me to unplug my network connection and I need to check my IP address each time I plug it in again. I guess it's not set for static IP.
Anyways to do this I usually go into Command Prompt and type 'ipconfig'

Now however I just get "'ipconfig' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file".

The directory is the same as its always been, I can change it but it doesn't seem to matter what it is.

I've checked many other posts and is there something possibly wrong with my PATH variable? I used the command 'echo %PATH%' and it works, the list it gives is very garbled however.

I'm not sure what might have made this problem arise, but I would greatly appreciate any help.

Thanks!
 

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I think my computer has been hit with a virus.  I have an old Dell computer running Windows XP.  I cannot get into Windows in regular or safe mode and am getting a cmd.exe message that says " C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\My Documents\139d2e78.exe is not recognized as an internal or external command.  
 
I have tried running a malwarebytes scan from  Hiren's Boot CD.  I have also taken the hard drive out and put it into another computer and run malwarebytes and Kaspersky 2013.  Both of these programs picked up a few trojans, but still left with unusable system.  I am close to reformatting the hard drive and starting over. I have backed up using Macrium reflect from Hiren's Boot CD.  Any ideas would be appreciated.  
 

A:Can't get into Windows and getting a command Prompt message!

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When I try and add a new user to my network using the "net user (insert username here) (add password here) /add". It then says "Access Denied". I even tried to use an elevated cmd prompt but I can't access it. I followed these directions: http://www.petri.co.il/quickly_open_cmd_with_elevated_credentials_in_windows_vista.htm

As you may have guessed, I'm not the admin on this network.
 

A:Cmd Prompt Access Denied

Make sure you "Run as administrator", but if you're not the network (or local) administrator, then obviousely you do not have sufficiant access to create a new user.
 

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I accidentally installed an adware called Rocket tab however I uninstalled it but after restarting my computer, I am prompted with the following error message. Now, every time I start up my computer this message pops up and its very annoying. Can anyone please tell me how I can fix this error??
Thank you

A:Command Prompt Message on Startup (Windows 8 64-bit)

Hello abz, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Check in your startup locations in the tutorial below to see if you have that file listed. If you do, then you could either disable or remove it to stop it from running at startup.

Startup Items - Manage in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi there! My pc was running fine yesterday. I got a new 3d graphics card for games and followed the instructions of powering off, taking out the old graphics card, putting in the new one, booting up and all would be fine. It would recognize the new card and I would then be asked to install the drivers. I tried booting back up and only got beeps followed by an error message stating to run chkdsk, but I can't get to any command prompt. I can't even run Windows in safe mode. I get back to the same blue screen.

Is there anything I can do before I take it to someone who will charge me $100 just to look at it?

Thanks!

A:PC won't boot - message to run chkdsk but can't get to a command prompt

Hi joyfulscrapper, welcome to TSF..

are you certain that your motherboard is able to support the graphics card?

How many beeps do you hear when you switch on your machine and are they short beeps or long ones?

If you switch back to your previous card, does your machine boot up ok then?

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Opening a command prompt in Windows 7 and running any command results in error messages such as the ones below (in this case a dir command):01/28/2010  09:06 AM    The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2373 in the message file for Application.                                       Windows      The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2378 in the message file for Application.      The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2379 in the message file for Application.For other commands it references "System" rather than "Application" in the error message.  I've seen other posts online describing the same behavior linked to the copies of Win7 distributed at the Gartner Symposium in October as part of the general availability announcement (this is where I got my copy).  Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

A:Message Errors in Windows 7 Command Prompt (cmd.exe)

Hi BitHobo,Since it is to be more of Windows 7 issue, I also noticed that you have opened a duplicate post in Windows 7 Forums:http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprogeneral/thread/2d506b96-e856-4752-90af-4f8194bb0040Generally, to efficiently resolve this kind of issue, we'll close this thread and focus on the same post in Windows 7 Forums. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.Best RegardsDale

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Opening a command prompt in Windows 7 and running any command results in error messages such as the ones below (in this case a dir command):01/28/2010  09:06 AM    The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2373 in the message file for Application.                                       Windows      The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2378 in the message file for Application.      The system cannot find message text for message number 0x2379 in the message file for Application.For other commands it references "System" rather than "Application" in the error message.  I've seen other posts online describing the same behavior linked to the copies of Win7 distributed at the Gartner Symposium in October as part of the general availability announcement (this is where I got my copy).  Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

A:Message Errors in Windows 7 Command Prompt (cmd.exe)

Hi BitHobo,Since it is to be more of Windows 7 issue, I also noticed that you have opened a duplicate post in Windows 7 Forums:http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprogeneral/thread/2d506b96-e856-4752-90af-4f8194bb0040Generally, to efficiently resolve this kind of issue, we'll close this thread and focus on the same post in Windows 7 Forums. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.Best RegardsDale

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Error Number: 0x80041003, Facility: WMI
Description: Access denied
Compiler returned error 0x80041003Does this need any configuration in the windows privileges before running this command. ? Any help ?

A:Unable to compile .mof usind command mofcomp in Windows 7 , throws error "Access is denied"

Hi, open the command prompt with elevated rights (run as administrator and accept the UAC prompt) and now run mofcomp again. Does it help? André"A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

CLIP- Stellvertreter http://www.winvistaside.de/

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My dad's computer has the standard "..CONFIG FILE IS CORRUPT OR MISSING." and I know the fix for it, but for some reason everytime I enter a command (ie md tmp, copy....) in to the Recovery Console, I get the message "Access is Denied." It never asked me to log on as an administrator, and I think this has something to do with it. Any advice would be greatful, thanks.

He is running Windows XP Home Edition.
 

A:Access is Denied in Recovery Prompt

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Hi, i made an Upgrade from Vista Home premium to Windows 7 RTM and
well the thing is that i cant acces CMD it gives me this message "Windows cannot
access the specified drive, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate
permissions to access the item" and the thing is that the file is indeed in the
system32 folder i cant access by anyway possible, is there a way that i
can fix this or restore it?

Thanks in advance

A:Cannot Access CMD (Command Prompt)

I would do a repair install in thise case...but first thing can you open the actual cmd.exe? if not than do the repair

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I have Windows Vista Business when I try to PING an IP or DNS in the command prompt I get a general failure message but if I try to surf the internet I have no problems and I'm able to go to any web site that I want, even use the remote desktop without any problem. I have try in two diferent network and I sitll get the same message.

C:\>ping www.google.com

Pinging www.l.google.com [72.14.205.104] with 32 bytes of data:

General failure.
General failure.
General failure.
General failure.

Ping statistics for 72.14.205.104:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

C:\>ping 72.14.205.104

Pinging 72.14.205.104 with 32 bytes of data:

General failure.
General failure.
General failure.
General failure.

Ping statistics for 72.14.205.104:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),
 

A:Solved: General Failure Message on Command Prompt when Ping a IP or DNS

Verify that in the Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center that "Network Discovery" is ON
Also, If you are connected through a router -- try connecting directly to the modem.

Had a similar issue with a Linksys router that needed a firmware update.

And try testing the issue in Safe Mode with networking support to rule out conflicts.
 

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how can i access the command prompt upon boot up of windows xp media center without the windows xp cd

and i dont have a floppy drive

A:access command prompt upon boot up

You can create your own Recovery Console disk with this file:http://www.thecomputerparamedic.com/files/rc.isoYou must burn this file to a CD as an ISO.

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[EDIT: It's the "Homeland Security" thing, not "FBI" I think)
 
I contracted the FBI ransome scam virus on my machine. The one where the user is locked out and can't do anything and where the malware asks for $300.
 
- Safe modes result in reboot to OS and subsequent malware lockout.
- Can't get to prompt.
- Can't seem to either remember (I know...) the password or get it accepted when choosing options after "F8"
 
Any advise would be greatly appreciated.
 
- Windows 7 x64
 
 
/mattias

A:"FBI virus" no access to command prompt

Can you access Task Manager?
 
Here are some options:
 
Option 1:
Right-click the taskbar at the bottom of the screen.
At the context menu select: Start Task Manager
 
Option 2:
Press the Windows key and the R key at he same time.
At the Run dialog box Open area, type: taskmgr
Click: OK
 
Option 3:
Click the Start button and, in the Search box above it, type: taskm
At the top of the Results, click: View running processes with Task Manager
 
Option 4:
Click the Start button and, in the Search box above it, type: msconfig
In the configuration utility, select the Tools tab.
Scroll down to the Task Manager utility.
Click: Launch
 
Option 5:
Press these three keys at the same time:
Ctrl + Shift + Esc
 
Option 6:
Press these three keys Ctrl + Alt + Del to bring up the Windows Security screen.
Select: Task Manager
 
Please post back on whether any of the above work, or not.
 
Also, do you have a USB pen drive, and a clean computer available?
 

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When in XP SP2 I go to a CMD prompt and I try to copy a file to the UNC Printer Share on the directrly attached printer on LPT1 and I get "access is denied" error message. But if I copy the file to the >LPT1 port it works fine.

The EPSON LX-300 dot matix printer is directly attached to a XP SP2 pc via a parrallel cable LPT1. It is also shared. \\OST-Recp\Receipt
It works fine when connected to a XP SP1 pc so I'm assuming it's a SP2 issue.

When I type this at a command prompt
copy test.txt \\ost-recp\receipt I get access is denied

When I type this at a command prompt
copy test.txt >LPT1 it works fine.

Regards
 

A:Access is denied XP SP2. CMD prompt try to copy a file to the UNC Printer

Closing duplicate post.
http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=329112
 

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Hello,when I start my computer (Windows XP SP3) I get a command prompt window stating:The operation has completed successfullyThe operation has completed successfullyThe operation has completed successfullyThe operation has completed successfullyThe command prompt location is: "C:\Documents and Settings\[my login name]\Local Settings\Temp" and the file is called 599.exeI'm not sure what this file is, I scanned with Norton Internet Security 2009 and it did not detect a virus. I've scanned my computer with Spybot search and destroy and NIS to see if I have any virus's or spyware etc. nothing comes up.Below is the DSS.txt file, attached is the attach file.I've removed any instances of my login name and replaced it with "[login name]" the weird thing is the 599.exe process running the in background and the very very odd thing is the folder which has random numbers and then my full name "C:\Program Files\1218164934" as processes. Folder contains: "[full name]1218164934L.exe", "[full name]1218164934W.exe" and a folder with my full name. inside that folder are the following files: "1218164934.box1", "1218164934.box2", "1218164934.box3", "12181649341", "12181649342". I have also scanned this folder, and nothing has come up.Looking at the attach file I see that nero has created a sidebyside error and it generates the error message of "The operation com... Read more

A:On windows XP SP3 start - Command prompt message: The operation has completed successfully (4x)

on the next restart my computer went haywire. I guess I needed a restart to figure out the problem. 'Advanced virus remover' was the problem, spybot search and destroy cleaned it all out. I cleaned out my temp folder to stop the 599.exe (nero was not the problem as I uninstalled it and still received the screen). I edited the start menu items to take out 599.exe and a file called winupdate.exe which was also put there along with another file similar to it that had been put in my prefetch folder with a .pf extension. I deleted the [my full name] folder and misc. files in there by booting into linux. Also I had this problem ( hxxp://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090708110026AAvP5bk ) I followed the directionsDownload LSPFix.exe from http://www.cexx.org/lspfix.htm and run. Check Off <I know what I'm doing...> Move Winhelper.dll to the Remove side. Click Finish. Reboot.I should have guessed something like that was up since firefox worked fine (except for that problem) and IE couldn't even connect.Hope that helps anyone with the same problem as me!

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I have a utility I run on some customers' machines that requires being run from safe mode. I already have the utility automated via batch, and would like to just run one SFX app and move on to the next machine, knowing that this app will reboot the machine into safe mode w/ command prompt, run my utility, and reboot the machine back into normal mode (the standard shutdown -r -t 01 is easy enough, but there are no modal options!). Also, if this can be done, how would I then make sure that the current user logs in automatically, rather than have safe mode stop at the log-in screen?

The utility in question is a simple "Common Software Package" which includes some software such as Reader and Flash. Some of the software included cannot be installed while an antivirus is running (at least any that have tamper-protection) due to the registry editing involved, but are completely positive in nature (one such software package simply checks the current registry vs. a backup it takes on each shutdown to look for any discrepancies, adjusted for installed software, of course). The packages do not require Windows Installer service to be running, so I have found SM w/ CP to be the best option.

Any help with this would be appreciated.

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Under normal operation I suddenly recieved a notification that firefox.exe had a corrupt file. I scheduled my computer to run a chkdsk and restarted it. Upon attempting to restart I got a continuous reboot (at the blue windows screen with the running green bar at the bottom) choosing any of my options, safe mode, last known good, or normal.

I've tried to go into system restore in order to copy my system files to a temporary folder but I just get an "access is denied" message whenever I do that and there was only one user setup on the computer which was the default admin. Using the "dir" command gives me an error message as well. I've also tried to do a repair reinstall but it isn't showing that as an option.

Any idea's before I have to reformat? I'm trying to run chkdsk /r but it got to around 75% completed and then started over for some reason (it keeps doing this). Any help is much appreciated, thanks!
 

A:XP SP2 - No way to boot or access/copy from command prompt

You cannot normally access the System Restore folder without resetting its permissions. How are you attempting to access System Restore if you cannot boot at all?

There is a method using the Recovery Console when the registry is corrupted, but you will have to wade through this:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;307545
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309531/
 

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How do I gain administrator privileges for the command prompt logged in through the Recovery environment?

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BC Community-Long time lurker, first time poster.This morning my computer started acting up. It wouldn't recognize any networked drives or printers. When I went to open a command prompt to delete and remap the network drives, I found that command prompt won't open. The task bar and icons disappear for a second, and then they reappear. I've tried several ways of opening the command prompt, including creating and running a batch file - none of which worked. Another symptom is that I cannot update AVG. I ran a full system scan, and it came up clean. I then downloaded and ran Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware, and that too couldn't update. It found a couple of infections, but after removing them and rebooting the system, the same problems persist. After reading the forum rules on posting, I tried to run DDS, but it won't run. Below is my HJT log.Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thanks,GregLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:19:02 PM, on 5/14/2009Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0013)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINXPPRO\System32\smss.exeC:\WINXPPRO\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINXPPRO\system32\services.exeC:\WINXPPRO\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINXPPRO\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINXPPRO\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINXPPRO\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exec:\client... Read more

A:Unknown Infection - Can't Access Command Prompt

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. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Well i had this problem with xp logging off automatically and then I tried to use the command prompt to copy userinit.exe back into the system32 folder to no avail.I'm trying to do it just like the instruction said but I keep getting thi path cannot be found or some other stuff like that.Please help me I got some very important pictures of my late great aunt(R.I.P)that I got to get off before I clean off this drive.Coul;d someone please help me out.

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