Please Help me

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Help and Support' started by lildragon, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. lildragon

    lildragon New Member

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    Please Help Me!

    'You do not have permission to save to this location contact the administrator to obtain permission. Would you like to save to "xxx's user account folder" ...

    I keep getting this file and can't save anywhere. Would anyone be so kindly and email the steps to how to fix the problem where I won't see this message ever again?

    My email is initialdragon@gmail.com

    Thanks Everyone
     
  2. bios

    bios New Member

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    Your user account is not set to have write permissions on the entire drive for security reasons. This is different than the setting in Windows XP. When you save things, you should try to save them in your User Folder. This also allows you to move your profile to different computers using the File transfer Wizard more easily if you ever needed to do so.

    If you really must have this permission, which breaks the security settings in Windows Vista, hold Windows Key (between ctrl and alt keys) + the E button.

    Code:
    Select your Local Disk C:
     
    Right click Properties
     
    Go to the Security tab in Properties
     
    Hit the edit button to change permissions
     
    Go to "Users"
     
    Hit the tab that says Full Control
    

    This is not recommended, use it as a last resort only!

    Welcome to the forums!
     

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