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wvsurveyor says: 6 years ago I was having the same problem on an HP Pavilion dv7 laptop with Windows Vista Home Premium and non of these worked for me. considering destroying my PC atm. floyd_cansil says: 6 years ago Thanks for Method 1. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Check This Out

It did the first 2-3 days, but now it just doesn't open and I can't seem to open it in safe mode. I re-installed windows xp, the thing is that i dont have permission to do almost nothong. But you will have to first ensure that the file is not on a location that is  currently accessible, like maybe a network location or an external drive that is not kammmm says: 7 years ago Same problem on windows 7.

Windows Cannot Access The Specified Path Or File

This tip ultimately helped me solve the problem. I think I found the solution, but, you have to do it manually. 1. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." I have admin access! Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware

You can now try to access problematic specified device, path, or file and this time the error won't appear for sure. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Recent Comments News Posts on TWCNTech support scammers are still exploiting a Chrome Browser bugMSRT will now detect and removes browser modifier malware – SoctuseerMicrosoft opens up Insiders Program for SkypeAzure Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File While Opening Word I can watch videos with VLC player from the files on my external, but that's about it.

If you are able to run it, that means you account is not setup properly or is not in the right user group. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Windows 10 Problem solved by simple unblock! Home News Windows Downloads Security Edge IE Office Phone General Deals Forum About Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file error message RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors Please try again later.

I am having a bit of trouble with this error. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Virus Unblock!!!!!!!! David Tormey says: 6 years ago Under Windows 7, disable any antivirus application and re-try. AVG was the one blocking it since it thought it's a malware/virus/worm/whatever.

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Method 4 – Real permissions issue Finally, you may actually have a permissions issue. Type cmd. 2. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Path Or File In this case, make sure you are an Administrator or you are part of the Domain Admins group if you are in a domain. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Microsoft Word Back to top #3 Graphicool1 Graphicool1 Topic Starter Members 178 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:UK Local time:06:30 AM Posted 20 January 2015 - 09:57 AM I'm trying to open Microsoft Picture

I cant turn off or turn on my firewall because of this error. http://macinstruct.net/cannot-access/window-cannot-access-the-specified-device-path.html But, I've seen those file association fixes do miracles. That message appears even if I click on the original icon in the programme files. We respect your privacy. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Server 2003

SHARE: Facebook Google+ Twitter Suggested Articles[FIX] An Unexpected Error Has Occurred. You may not have the appropriate permission to access the it SwayyyDec 30, 2014, 5:51 PM So, I have seen people have this problem in the past, but the thing is just restart your computer in to safe mode.. this contact form The same thing can also happen with an overly aggressive firewall.

See if that works." It just says the same. Windows 10 Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File I am running AVAST and Microsoft Security Essentials. David Kimball 2,668,486 views 8:27 How to Run an EXE file if Windows Can't Run it (Windows EXE Fix) - Duration: 1:44.

I finished, rebooted, clicked on the icon... "Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file.

Ski Bum says: 7 years ago I experienced the problem in Windows Server. Helpers are never far. NEver would have solved this without this info. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Windows 7 My Computer Click Apply > OK.

You may not have appropriate permissions. Nothing on google helps. error! http://macinstruct.net/cannot-access/window-cannot-access-specified-device.html Please help.

Everything was going great until I started to get that annoying message. If so, try opening the program from its folder in the "Program Files" folder on your C drive. Sometimes I amaze myself at the simple fixes :D Stacy Wong says: 7 years ago i have the same problem with Window XP service pack 3. Lindsey says: 5 years ago Did u ever figure out how to fix ur computer?

Then Follow the below steps. Mariee says: 6 years ago Please help me! To those who have the same prob & doesn't want to uninstall AVG, try opening AVG User Interface, go to Tools -> Advanced Settings -> Resident Shield -> Uncheck Enable Resident Now, this computer is working like a dream. :) Hope this helps.

Loading... I don't have any hairs yet to pull out of my head :( Viktor says: 6 years ago In Windows 7 Home Premium, I got this message. Loading...