Help please, you need permission to perform this action

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by karen402, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. karen402

    karen402 Guest

    I know this has been asked and answered, but I still need help I can't figure it
    out. I have a new computer with Vista. I put this on our home network and have
    been dragging files from my old computer WinXP to a folder on my new computer.
    Most of the files transfer without a hitch, but some tell me "you need
    permission to perform this action" Most of my mp3's transfer just fine, but not
    all; I get the above error message. Same with some of the .zip files, and a few
    others. I have UAC turned off. I have my firewall turned off. I hope someone
    can help my daughter is coming to get the computer tomorrow.

    Unrelated to the above, some folders on my c: when I click on them says I don't
    have permission.
    Thanks
     
    karen402, Apr 19, 2007
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  2. karen402

    Don Guillett Guest

    try
    right click on folder>properties>security>advanced>permissions or
    ownership>allow
     
    Don Guillett, Apr 19, 2007
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  3. karen402

    karen402 Guest

    Thanks bunches that took care of the second question.
    Now if I can get these files transfered
     
    karen402, Apr 19, 2007
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  4. karen402

    Don Guillett Guest

    In your case, I don't know how you are doing it but I copied to an external
    HD and then copied from there with no problems.
     
    Don Guillett, Apr 19, 2007
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  5. karen402

    karen402 Guest

    I'm doing it from one computer to another via a network
    I know it's something in Visat bacause I have another computer on the network
    and I can drag and drop the files there with now problems
    Thanks
     
    karen402, Apr 19, 2007
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