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You do not have permission to save in this directory. See th

by mopti1 / February 10, 2010 8:16 AM PST


recently upgraded to windows 7 on my Asus notebook. I am trying to cut and past a notepad file to a game directory on the C drive. When I do, I get the message, "You do not have permission to save in this directory. See the administrator to obtain permission."

I am the administrator and am the only one who uses the computer. How do I give myself permission to do something on my computer


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check administrator account
by TaraS_WinTeam / February 11, 2010 8:42 AM PST
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When you start Notepad to
by peacox / February 11, 2010 3:02 PM PST

create the text you wish to paste into the Game directory on C: run Notepad as Administrator. For example go to start/all programs/acessories/right click on notepad and select Run as Administrator. Create the text you want and then highlight it select cut on the edit menu, open the file you want to paste to and on the edit menu select paste, works for me.
The other way that works for me is simply to turn off the UAC for my username

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