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Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Subscribe to Our Newsletter Featured Posts5 Ways to Make Sure No One is Monitoring Your ComputerHDG Explains - Swapfile.sys, Hiberfil.sys and All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. I always get the message “windows cannot acces the specified file, path,etc. Wednesday, March 05, 2008 3:52 PM Reply | Quote 11 Sign in to vote   Another Solution I read from another post to put the server name in the Trusted Sites http://stevemattley.com/cannot-access/sbs-2003-windows-cannot-access-the-specified-device.html

For me the only way I can fix this is by reformatting :S Or is there another way?Thanx Mike. Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. I know for sure that I am an administrator as only user on the computer. it was selectively refusing access to programs and adding programs one by one.

Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Windows 7

First, I tried playing with the security settings, and change accessibility from advanced settings, and even tried the unblocked security from file property as someone suggested. After hours of work, one of the last programs I tried to install was an old American Heritage Dictionary program that had suddenly stopped working months ago. It translates this to file://MYSERVER   Now try again and it will work. Soul Taker 3,562 views 1:43 Solved "You need permission to perform this action" Windows 7 - Duration: 4:48.

thanks for everyone's assistance and posts.Gol-Raid Monday, March 16, 2009 7:42 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I had the same problems as stated.Based on advice given here, Could that have done something? it will work… rwdowney says: 7 years ago On windows 7, right click the file, go to properties and under the security tab edit permissions for all the user names. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File While Opening Word DrChaos182 179,183 views 3:35 you do not have permission to access\\ - Duration: 3:25.

Sarina Monday, February 25, 2008 5:49 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote What version of Windows are you using?  Have you done ALL of the windows updates? Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Windows 10 My solution to this problem was that Online Armor Firewall was blocking it, yet I didn't know it. Navaneeth says: 5 years ago I had this problem on Windows 2003 server. It seems this problem has many different causes and depending on the system, many fixes, but none that have applied to me yet, with the exception of the possible AVG that

After: there was no way to access any applications (exe-s) from neither desktop nor going from Start>>> All Programs>>>...  giving error message "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Virus Original File Properties Window Updated File Properties Window Next Steps Just be aware of this feature in Windows 2003 and be sure to unblock the executable (*.exe) files when But the software I'm installing wasn't that big of a deal. db 0 Message Expert Comment by:delpt2008-08-20 Comment Utility Permalink(# a22273661) Worked great for me!

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jiff says: 6 years ago Kaspersky Internet Security was the culprit in my case. http://community.microfocus.com/borland/tm_art/w/knowledge_base/12402.i-have-administrative-rights-how-can-i-resolve-a-windows-cannot-access-the-specified-device-path-or-file-you-may-not-have-the-appropriate-permissions-to-access-the-item-warning-on-a-win Open the file if you are sure that it is safe.. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Windows 7 check box for ie enhanced security. 1Votes Share Flag Collapse - Brilliant! Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Explorer.exe Windows 7 Therefore, all pages within that domain are also added.

Mine is doing the exact same thing and it was fine yesterday. have a peek at these guys I also forced the owner of the objects as the local administrators group, which contains Domain Admins. ExGamer says: 6 years ago One more item to check for Windows 7 users. My problem is definitely related to the anti-virus problem, however, how it came up is unique to pretty much everyone here. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Microsoft Word

Remember that with loopback settings, this can cause user based settings applying to users ONLY when they log onto a specific server. 0 Message Author Comment by:tscd2007-01-31 Comment Utility Permalink(# How can I resolve this issue? If you still get the “Windows cannot access the specified device path or file”, then post a comment here with details and I’ll try to help! http://stevemattley.com/cannot-access/server-2003-cannot-access-specified-device.html THANK YOU!!!

I'm glad to hear that you didn't have to completely re-install just to get things back up and going. Windows 10 Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File You may not have appriate administrator permissions." Audio was diabled, majority of icons in tray disapeared. Hi FriendsI have similar problems Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file.

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Reset Post Submit Post Hardware Forums Desktop · 24,970 discussions Laptops · 2,480 discussions Hardware · 18,792 discussions Networks · 41,254 discussions Storage · 1,986 discussions Peripheral · 2,043 discussions Latest BIG THANKS Death Lord12 says: 6 years ago I beleive my case is somewhat different. I put AVG , Panda Security and SuperAntiSpyware on a flash drive and tried to install the 3 of them to run on the laptop to see what's up, but I Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Windows 7 My Computer Un-install IE Enhanced security from Windows Components.

Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums TechCenter   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 (中文)台灣 Go simply to your Internet Explorer -> Tools -> Internet Options -> Security -> And change your Security "Medium-High". Sunday, February 22, 2009 5:51 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I was experiencing the same problem on a Windows 2003 Server w/ SP2 installed. this content Saturday, February 23, 2008 7:08 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi Tymothe, Here's a question, what if your computer doesn't have an Internet Explorer Enhanced Security component???!!!???

Thanks for the help. pcnw says: 6 years ago After reading and trying all these, I still can't access my photos. I don't know if this is AVG's way of trying to force people to get the paid edition just so they can add the exclusions, but it's irritating! superfishnz says: 7 years ago I also found this here which is mentions the same error message but with a different fix: thisishelpful.com/IT_Computers/fix-windows-cannot-access-the-specified-device-path-or-file-error-a6.html.

I'm trying to remember the exact service running from Trend Micro that was causing the blocked .exe files. my thoughts being to stop anything that might be locking these files. save the file as a .reg file and open it, clicking yes when asked to add to the registry. I want to go into safe mode and do a system restore so badly, but at the same time, I fear that there could be a virus causing a part of

Just recently about two thirds of the way through installing Adobe Acrobat Reader - It just won't let me download or install anything! There is an application control section, in Kaspersky that was set to "deny." I changed it to "prompt for action." Didn't have to turn off the firewall. Thanks so much for ANY input at all !! No problem since I already had installed what I needed.

[email protected] Thanks. Proposed as answer by jdlele Tuesday, March 31, 2009 10:23 AM Friday, March 27, 2009 12:08 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote   If you are a domain It turns off all the unecessary programs and only runs what is necessary to function. Then it gave the same error as "Windows cannot access....".

I can't even shutdown or restart the system.   Observations I am able to boot into safe mode and everything is working fine. Please check and see which anti-virus prog you have installed on your computer. Saturday, September 20, 2008 1:55 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Wow! Just a few days ago, when I click any .exe files, i get the error message that was mentioned earlier (Windows cannot access...).

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