XD danno says: 5 years ago If you can access the file before and this windows message suddenly appeared, do a 'System Restore" and everything will be OK again. Carregando... blackbox says: 6 years ago Oh, many thanks. Method 2 – Turn off anti-virus or firewall If you are having this issue in Windows XP or Windows Vista, then your problem is probably related to an actual permission issue. get redirected here
Then, after I disabled the resident shield, the error message doesn't appear any more. In this post, I will talk about the different ways you can try to fix the following error: Windows cannot access the specified device path or file. The same thing can also happen with an overly aggressive firewall. That’s about it!
Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Windows 10
please help me cause im am stumped on this. Please stick around after posting. So, another example of the error having nothing to do with the error message.
You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." The programme in question is 'Microsoft Picture It! 2'. jiff says: 6 years ago Kaspersky Internet Security was the culprit in my case. Now wait for few sec and check your network folder and click on the drive most probably this issue will be fixed. Windows Cannot Access Network Computer I wonder if the program I blocked has anything to do with the 16 bit program thing?
Thank you! Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Microsoft Word I'd appreciate it. And then, Webroot anti-virus security popped up asking me if I want to block a particular .exe program or not. I finally got tired of using a batch-file-from-the-command-prompt work-around and came across your article, which led me to the solution - Disable Access Protection on McAfee VirusScan Enterprise.
Advertisement ^ 1] Check if you have permissions to open the file. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Virus I never knew about blocked files on servers. Screen res, user accounts, pretty much anything. Don't disappear for a week!Our help is free, so please have the courtesy to reply in a timely manner.
Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Microsoft Word
LizLock says: 7 years ago I found in my case that the problem was I had denied access to 16-bit applications using XP-antiSpy, in response to recent publicity about a security Martinahansen says: 7 years ago I have tried all 4 items mentioned above and I still can't some of my files to work. Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Windows 10 Same Message Back to top #7 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 14,944 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:34 AM Posted 20 January 2015 - 10:29 AM I am assuming you have already right clicked Windows Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File Server 2003 The folder was set up as a work computer and the others wanting access were set as home so I expected some problem but not for the two homegroup ones to
maccorr says: 6 years ago Great post, you really came to the rescue for me today. I tried pretty much all solutions available on the web, but still this problem can't be solved, please help. Edited by Phantom010, 20 January 2015 - 10:04 AM. useful reference I turned off my anti-virus and my firewall.
Now, this computer is working like a dream. :) Hope this helps. Windows 10 Cannot Access The Specified Device Path Or File jerry says: 5 years ago i am having a problem where i just installed xppro and everything i click on says windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file and it says Back to top #15 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 14,944 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:34 AM Posted 20 January 2015 - 11:58 AM Try running the program in compatibility mode.
vnalbone says: 5 years ago Okay, so I've determined it's my AVG-antivirus that's blocking my programs (even itself, ridiculously, because I had to select run as admin to open it).
Click on next and finish. 8. Thanks for the unblock answer. -CcAaKkEe-/ says: 5 years ago HELP ME!!! Someone help!! Windows Cannot Access You Don't Have Permission To Access Add the full control while you adding the new username on the list.
This should help. 4] You may also want to check if you antivirus software is blocking the file for some reasons. I cant turn off or turn on my firewall because of this error. Read Also: The best solution to fix the svchost.exe high memory usage and 100% CPU usage. Method 2: Install digital certificate from the origin computer: Note: You have to log in on this page Good luck!