Windows – Destination Folder Access Denied – You need permission to perform this action

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Sometimes I get this error message when trying to move, rename, or otherwise manipulate some files or folders on my computer…

Destination Folder Access Denied You need permission to perform this action http://img222.imageshack.us/img222/1581/destinationfolderaccessms9.jpg

What do I need to do to gain control?

Best Solution

don't listen to vista, it tells lies!!!

I had this problem, and could not resolve it by running as admin, taking ownership (I was already owner) etc. turned out the problem was that another process (textpad) had a file open deep underneath the directory I was trying to rename. the error message was completely misleading, the problem was a file open for write, nothing to do with security permissions.

AAaaarghhhh!!!!

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