Access is denied

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by otuatail, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. otuatail

    otuatail Senior Member

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    I have a padlock symbol on
    C:\ProgramData\Start Menu

    I AM the administrator and this is a home computer

    Control Pannel -> Users tells me also that I am Administrator.
     
  2. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    We all have that. ProgramData is a hidden file. the Start Menu folder is a Hidden, Protected, operating system file.

    If for whatever reason you want to open it, you will probably have to change the security settings. You might try activating the Built-in Administrators account, but not sure even that one will be able to access it.
     

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