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HELP!! Amazon Mp3 downloader problems

by Shamfajam / February 15, 2011 8:23 AM PST

I desperately need help! I tried calling amazon and getting help directly but they simply told me that it is not a problem with their site or downloader. I tried some google searches but didn't find anything specific to my problem. When I try to download a song from amazon this error message pops up: "Windows cannot access the specific device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the items." I click ok and then this other error message pops up: "C:\windows\TEMP\AmazonMP3-1297815551.amz could not be opened, because an unknown error occurred.

Try saving to disk first and then opening the file."

How do I fix this? I am using Windows 7 and my browser is Fire fox.

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TEMP looks wrong.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 15, 2011 8:30 AM PST

TEMP=C:\Users\Sham\AppData\Local\Temp should be in there.

Was someone tinkering with temp, registry or "cleaners?"

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by Shamfajam / February 17, 2011 1:18 AM PST
In reply to: TEMP looks wrong.

I have no idea....dont think so because it is my computer and no one else uses it. I dont even know how to look for that so it surely wasnt me.

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Since it's your PC
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 17, 2011 1:25 AM PST
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Then research where TEMP should be. Malware could change or an old App. Sorry but since I didn't see what you did when it worked and later not, I am left to guess.

Again, that TEMP location looks incorrect.

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They make it difficult to download.
by aliikane / February 5, 2012 5:28 PM PST

I don't understand why they make it so difficult to download. They should make it as easy as possible because you are spending money buying the music. It almost seems like the people paying for the music are the exception. It really shouldn't be a hassle to download music. They have billed me for every song but numerous times my songs did not download. I am gonna try to use another company. Too much of a hassle to do the right thing and pay for music.

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Works fine here. Very easy.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2012 4:50 AM PST

But I can see where folk could get upset if their machine's OS is different or damaged.

Since you don't see others with this issue every week, it must be working for most of us.

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